New Featured Article!

“Agroecology and Radical Grassroots Movements’ Evolving Moral Economies”

October 4, 2017

The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month’s article—”Agroecology and Radical Grassroots Movements’ Evolving Moral Economies”—comes from Volume 5 (2014). In his article, David Meek focuses on the role of agroecology in rural proletarian social movements, drawing on a case study of the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement, one of the most vocal agroecological social movements.

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Reoccupation of Fazenda Fortaleza Helena as part of Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement (MST) (photograph by Mïdia Ninja via Flickr, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0).

DAVID MEEK is an environmental anthropologist working in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Alabama. His research focuses on how people learn through political participation, and the potential impact this learning has on agricultural practices and landscape changes. David’s dissertation research focused on the relationships between public policies, economic incentives, and educational processes within an agrarian reform settlement in the Brazilian Amazon. David’s research has been funded by the Fulbright Program, the Social Science Research Council, and the National Science Foundation.

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