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Mobilising for food sovereignty: the pitfalls of international human rights strategies and an exploration of alternatives

Larking, Emma


This article considers the role played by the language of human rights in a global campaign for food sovereignty. Led initially by the international peasants’ movement, Vía Campesina, the campaign opposes the globalisation of agricultural markets and neoliberal interventions in food production. Alongside other strategies, the campaign makes creative use of human rights and also seeks their institutionalisation in a UN Declaration on the rights of peasants. An examination of how the campaign...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: The International Journal of Human Rights
DOI: 10.1080/13642987.2017.1314645


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