Open Source Agriculture: A Social Movement?

  • Chris Giotitsas
Part of the Palgrave Advances in Bioeconomy: Economics and Policies book series (PABEP)


The two subcases of the book are examined here under the lens of social movement theory presented in the previous chapter. Each subcase is reviewed individually and then comparatively. Ultimately the chapter synthesises the open source agriculture movement’s collective action frame. This frame is an amalgamation of characteristics found in three master frames identified in the movement. The open source frame, the organic frame and the peasant frame. These inform the nature and actions of the organisations active in the open source agriculture movement.


Farm Hack L’Atelier Paysan Collective action frame 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Giotitsas
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  1. 1.Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and GovernanceTallinn University of TechnologyTallinnEstonia
  2. 2.P2P LabIoanninaGreece

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