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dc.contributor.authorRosin, Chris
dc.date.available2014-12-09T20:17:55Z
dc.date.copyright2014
dc.identifier.citationRosin, C. (2014). Engaging the productivist ideology through utopian politics. Dialogues in Human Geography, 4, 221–224. doi:10.1177/2043820614537165en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/5371
dc.description.abstractThis commentary uses Jarosz’s analysis of food security and food sovereignty discourses as a departure point for proposing a utopian politics for engagement with the current productivist ideology framing the global food system. This politics draws insight from convention theory, arguing that ideology must be recognized as a negotiated framework of social coordination that is both supported and subject to challenge by reference to ethical justifications. In order to illustrate the theoretical argument, it is applied to the context of the New Zealand agricultural sector. Rather than despair at the persistence of the productivist ideology, this commentary concludes with an exhortation to engage in performative social research facilitated through utopian perspectives, which provide a basis for critique, experimentation and alternative practice.en_NZ
dc.language.isoenen_NZ
dc.publisherSAGEen_NZ
dc.relation.ispartofDialogues in Human Geographyen_NZ
dc.relation.urihttp://dhg.sagepub.com/content/4/2/221.shorten_NZ
dc.subjectconvention theoryen_NZ
dc.subjectideologyen_NZ
dc.subjectperformative researchen_NZ
dc.subjectutopiaen_NZ
dc.titleEngaging the productivist ideology through utopian politicsen_NZ
dc.typeJournal Articleen_NZ
dc.date.updated2014-12-09T20:12:57Z
otago.schoolCentre for Sustainabilityen_NZ
otago.relation.volume4en_NZ
dc.identifier.doi10.1177/2043820614537165en_NZ
otago.bitstream.endpage224en_NZ
otago.bitstream.startpage221en_NZ
otago.openaccessAbstract Onlyen_NZ
dc.rights.statement© The Author(s) 2014en_NZ
dc.description.refereedPeer Revieweden_NZ
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