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New Monograph by Michel Pimbert

Food Sovereignty, Agroecology and Biocultural Diversity

14.11.2017

Carson alumnus Michel Pimbert's new monograph, Food Sovereignty, Agroecology, and Biocultural Diversity: Constructing and Contesting Knowledge, explores the democratization of knowledge and power in food, environment, and society.

This edited volume critically examines the need to to reimagine and construct knowledge in order to achieve food sovereignty, agroecology, and biocultural diversity. The authors explore the changes in organizations, research paradigms, and professional practice that could help transform and co-create knowledge for a new modernity based on plural definitions of well-being. In particular, they address institutional, pedagogical, and methodological innovations that can enhance cognitive justice by giving hitherto excluded citizens more power and agency in the construction of knowledge.