Book 2014

Rethinking Food Systems

Structural Challenges, New Strategies and the Law

ISBN: 978-94-007-7777-4 (Print) 978-94-007-7778-1 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-25

    Introduction: In Search of Better Options: Food Sovereignty, the Right to Food and Legal Tools for Transforming Food Systems

  3. Institutionalizing New Approaches to Managing Food Systems and Addressing Hunger

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 27-27

    2. Chapter

      Pages 29-52

      Vía Campesina’s Struggle for the Right to Food Sovereignty: From Above or from Below?

    3. Chapter

      Pages 53-74

      Opportunities and Challenges for Food Sovereignty Policies in Latin America: The Case of Nicaragua

    4. Chapter

      Pages 75-98

      Implementing the Right to Food in Uganda: Advances, Challenges and the Way Forward

  4. Regulating for Change

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

    2. Chapter

      Pages 101-122

      Respecting and Protecting the Right to Food: When States Must Get Out of the Kitchen

    3. Chapter

      Pages 123-146

      Regulating Land Grabs: Third Party States, Social Activism and International Law

    4. Chapter

      Pages 147-162

      From Threat to Opportunity? Problems with Codes of Conduct for Land Grabbing

  5. Governing for Better Food Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

    2. Chapter

      Pages 165-193

      International Economic Law and the Right to Food

    3. Chapter

      Pages 195-218

      The Right to Food, Farmers’ Rights and Intellectual Property Rights: Can Competing Law Be Reconciled?

    4. Chapter

      Pages 219-238

      The Reform of the Committee on World Food Security: The Quest for Coherence in Global Governance

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 239-250