作者 Prapimphan Chiengkul, author
書名 The political economy of the agri-food system in Thailand : hegemony, counter-hegemony, and co-optation of oppositions / Prapimphan Chiengkul
出版項 London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
國際標準書號 9781138288416 (hardback)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  HD9016.T552 P73 2017    在架上    30560400653843
說明 x, 216 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
系列 Routledge contemporary Southeast Asia series ; 90
Routledge contemporary Southeast Asia series ; 90
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
An overview of the political economy of the agri-food system in Thailand -- Dynamics of the global capitalist agri-food system -- Hegemony in the agri-food system in Thailand -- Counter-hegemony and co-optation of oppositions in the agri-food system in Thailand -- The sustainable agriculture movement in Thailand -- The land reform movement in Thailand -- Conclusion and reflections
"The mainstream agri-food system in Thailand has been shaped to aid capital accumulation by domestic and transnational hegemonic forces, and is currently sustained through hegemonic agri-food production-distribution, governance structures and ideational order. However, sustainable agriculture and land reform movements have to certain extents managed to offer alternatives. This book adopts a neo-Marxist and Gramscian approach to studying the political economy of the agricultural and food system in Thailand (1990-2014). The author argues that hegemonic forces have many measures to co-opt dissent into hegemonic structures, and that counter-hegemony should be seen as an ongoing process over a long period of time where predominantly counter-hegemonic forces, constrained by political economic structural conditions, may at times retain some hegemonic elements. Contrary to what some academic studies suggest, this book shows that localist-inspired social movements in Thailand are not insular and anti-globalisation. Instead, they are selective in fostering collaborations and globalisation based on values such as sustainability, fairness and partnership. Providing new perspectives on polarised politics in Thailand, particularly how cross-class alliances can further or frustrate counter-hegemonic movements, the book points to the importance of analysing social movements in relation to established political authority"-- Provided by publisher
主題 Agriculture and politics -- Thailand
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Thailand
Food industry and trade -- Political aspects -- Thailand
Sustainable agriculture -- Thailand
Land reform -- Thailand
Economic development -- Political aspects -- Thailand
Social movements -- Political aspects -- Thailand