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International Development Studies

Dr. A Haroon Akram-Lodhi

Dr. A. Haroon Akram-Lodhi, B.A. (SOAS, London), M.Phil. (Cambridge) and Ph.D. (Manitoba)
Professor, Department of International Development Studies

Trent University
1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7B8
Canada

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Winner of the 2015 Trent University Distinguished Research Award

Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Development Studies

Research Interests

Agrarian political economy, feminist development economics, peasant economics, political ecology and sustainable rural livelihoods, food systems analysis, research methodology

Selected Recent Publications

Books

Hungry for Change: Farmers, Food Justice and the Agrarian Question, Fernwood, 2013.

Peasants and Globalization: Political Economy, Rural Transformation and the Agrarian Question (co-edited with C Kay). London: Routledge, 2009.

Land, Poverty and Livelihoods: Perspectives from Developing and Transition Countries (co-edited with C Kay and S Borras). London: Routledge, 2007.

Globalization, Neoconservative Policies and Democratic Alternatives (co-edited with R Chernomas and A Sepehri). Winnipeg: Arbeiter Ring Publishing, 2005.

Water, Pipes and People in Pakistan: The Social and Economic Impact of the Salinity Control and Reclamation Project in Mardan, Northern Pakistan (co-edited with J Freedman). Lahore: Vanguard, 2001.

Confronting Fiji Futures. Canberra: Asia Pacific Press, 2000.

Academic Journal Papers

'One stone is enough to drive away a hundred birds”: Peasants, land and resistance in contemporary Afghanistan' in Journal of Agrarian Change vol 16 no 1 2016.

'Land grabs, the agrarian question and the corporate food regime' in Canadian Food Studies vol 2 no 2 2015.

'Accelerating towards food sovereignty' in Third World Quaterly vol 36 no 3 2015.

'The antimonies of food financialization' in Dialectical Anthropology vol 38 2014.

'Contextualizingland grabbing: contemporary land deals, the global subsistence crisisand the world food system' in Canadian Journal of Development Studies vol33 no 2 2012.

‘Land, labour and agrarian transition in Vietnam’ in Journal of Agrarian Change vol 10 no 4 2010.

Book Chapters

'Marx, modes of production and the agrarian question' in Mohanty, BB (ed) The Agrarian Question in India: Curret Debates. Delhi: Routledge (with C. Kay), 2016.

'L'approche des moyens d'existence durables' in Veltmeyer, H. (ed) with the participation of Tanimoune, N.A.  Des outils pour le changement: Une approche critique en étude du développement. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2015.

'Une approche critique de l'étdue du développement rural' in Veltmeyer, H. (ed) with the participation of Tanimoune, N.A.  Des outils pour le changement: Une approche critique en étude du développement. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2015.

'Politics of the agrarian question' in Weber, H. (ed) Politics of Development: A Survey. London: Routledge, 2014.'Do we have a case for gender equality' in Bettio, F., Plantenga, J. and Smith, M. (eds) Gender and the European Labour Market. London: Routledge (with M. Smith and F. Bettio), 2013.