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Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance$
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Jennifer Clapp and Doris Fuchs

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780262012751

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262012751.001.0001

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The Troubled Birth of the “Biotech Century”: Global Corporate Power and Its Limits

The Troubled Birth of the “Biotech Century”: Global Corporate Power and Its Limits

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Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance

Robert Falkner

The MIT Press

This chapter examines the contestation of corporate power in the governance of genetically modified organisms, discusses recent cases of contestation in agribiotechnology, and evaluates the actual extent of corporate power in global food governance and the potential of social and political checks on international business and technology. It highlights the resistance of consumers, food producers, retailers, farmers, and regulators to the growth of agricultural biotechnology.

Keywords:   corporate power, genetically modified organisms, contestation, agribiotechnology, global food governance, agricultural biotechnology

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