How does the growth of Costa Rica's pineapple production chime with its commitment to protect nature?
What does radical economic transformation mean, and in particular, what does it mean for farm dwellers in South Africa?
Analysing the rural roots of Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party's political power in Turkey and providing an alternative to existing explanations, by identifying its material basis.
How can peasant territories foster emancipation?
Interrogating the politics of rural places in generating both support for and struggle against authoritarian populism.
What are the dilemmas faced by peasant social movements in the face of the dichotomy between "progressive governments" and the rise to power of the new authoritarian and "populist" rights?
Exclusionary and regressive politics are on the rise globally. How do food sovereignty struggles contribute to counter these forces?
Exploring the efforts of a group of smallholder farmers who are contesting the attempts of powerful landholder to construct an equivalence between them and the Brazilian “people.”
Inspired by experiences in Álvaro Obregón, or Gui’Xhi’ Ro in Zapotec, this paper discusses ideas of popular ecological struggle and self-defense.
How do Malawi's politicians exploit the frequent drought-induced food crises for their own political gains?
This paper explores if and how the dynamic of authoritarian populism relates to concrete spaces – as already produced through the process of accumulation – from the grounded vantage of Noida, a city adjacent to New Delhi.
How has Zimbabwe's fast track land reform programme affected the socioeconomic status of its young people?
Analysing the rural dimensions of authoritarian populism through the Paraguayan experience.
What is the toll of downward mobility in rural and smalltown America?
How do white and Latinx community members in a rural Alabama town manage the tension between national and local, past and present discourses around race, community and belonging?
How has the “populist” administration of Zelaya and the “neoliberal” administrations of Lobo and Hernandez dealt with the question of territorial rights in Mosquitia?
How has resistance in this region interacted with its past land struggles?
What are the fundamental tensions and contradictions between the Modi authoritarian populist regime and its rural social base?
How is political culture produced and contested in a small working-class community in rural Texas?