50th Anniversary Collection - Top 50 most cited articles in JPS - free access

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This year the Journal of Peasant Studies is celebrating its 50th year in print. Since the first volume spanning 1973-1974, JPS has tackled some of the most powerful issues in the rural world. To celebrate the anniversary we are releasing a golden collection of articles free access until August 31st. This collection includes the top 50 most cited articles in JPS history. They cover classic concepts and key issues including rural livelihoods, food sovereignty, land grabs and enclosures, agroecology, peasant resistance, and transnational social movements. We hope this collection continues to inspire!

Top 50 Most Cited Articles in JPS History

Livelihoods perspectives and rural development – Ian Scoones

Green Grabbing: a new appropriation of nature? – James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, and Ian Scoones

A food regime genealogy – Philip McMichael

New frontiers of land control: Introduction – Nancy Lee Peluso, Christian Lund

The agroecological revolution in Latin America: rescuing nature, ensuring food sovereignty and empowering peasants  – Miguel Altieri, Victor Manuel Toledo

Towards a better understanding of global land grabbing: an editorial introduction – Saturnino M. Borras, Ruth Hall, Ian Scoones, Ben White, Wendy Wolford

Globalisation and the foreignisation of space: seven processes driving the current global land grab –  Annelies Zoomers

The new enclosures: critical perspectives on corporate land deals – Ben White, Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Ruth Hall, Ian Scoones, Wendy Wolford

Centering labor in the land grab debate –  Tania Murray Li

How not to think of land-grabbing: three critiques of large-scale investments in farmland  – Olivier de Schutter

Food sovereignty –  Raj Patel

The Capitalocene, Part I: on the nature and origins of our ecological crisis – Jason W.Moore

Food crises, food regimes and food movements: rumblings of reform or tides of transformation? – Eric Holt Gimenez, Annie Shattuck

The international political economy of the global land rush: A critical appraisal of trends, scale, geography and drivers – Lorenzo Cotula

The land grab and corporate food regime restructuring – Philip McMichael

Resistance, acquiescence or incorporation? An introduction to land grabbing and political reactions 'from below' – Ruth Hall, Marc Edelman, Saturnino M.Borras Jr., Ian Scoones, Ben White, Wendy Wolford

Green grabs and biochar: Revaluing African soils and farming in the new carbon economy –Melissa Leach, James Fairhead, James Fraser

Land grabbing in Latin America and the Caribbean – Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Jennifer C Franco, Sergio Gomez, Cristobal Kay, Max Spoor

Cause and response: vulnerability and climate in the Anthropocene – Jesse Ribot

The Long Green Revolution – Raj Patel

Processes of inclusion and adverse incorporation: oil palm and agrarian change in Sumatra, Indonesia – John F McCarthy

La Via Campesina: the birth and evolution of a transnational social movement – Maria Elena Martinez-Torres, Peter M Rosset

Conservation, green/blue grabbing and accumulation by dispossession in Tanzania – Tor A Benjaminsen, Ian Bryceson

Ceasefire capitalism: military-private partnerships, resource concessions and military-state building in the Burma-China borderlands – Kevin Woods

The Campesino-to-Campesino agroecology movement of ANAP in Cuba: social process methodology in the construction of sustainable peasant agriculture and food sovereignty –  Peter M. Rosset, Braulio Machin Sosa, Adilen Maria Roque Jaime, Dana Rocio Avila Lozano

Is there a global environmental justice movement? – Joan Martinez-Alier, Leah Temper, Daniela Del Bene, Arnim Scheidel

Household production and the national-economy: concepts for the analysis of agrarian reforms – Harriet Friedmann

Financialization, distance and global food politics – Jennifer Clapp

Like gold with yield': evolving intersections between farmland and finance – Madeleine Fairbairn

Transcending the metabolic rift: a theory of crises in the capitalist world-ecology – Jason W.Moore

Food sovereignty via the 'peasant way': a sceptical view – Henry Bernstein

Everyday politics in peasant societies (and ours) – Benedict J. Tria Kerkvliet

The land question: special economic zones and the political economy of dispossession in India –  Michael Levien

Over the heads of local people: consultation, consent, and recompense in large-scale land deals for biofuels projects in Africa – Sonja Vermeulen, Lorenzo Cotula

The politics of biofuels, land and agrarian change: editors' introduction – Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Philip McMichael, Ian Scoones

Differentiated childhoods: impacts of rural labor migration on left-behind children in China – Ye Jingzhong, Pan Lu

Food sovereignty: forgotten genealogies and future regulatory challenges – Marc Edelman

Challenges posed by the new wave of farmland investment – Klaus Deininger

Emancipatory rural politics: confronting authoritarian populism – Ian Scoones, Marc Edelman, Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Ruth Hall, Wendy Wolford, Ben White

Reworking the metabolic rift: La Via Campesina, agrarian citizenship, and food sovereignty – Hannah Wittman

The peasantries of the twenty-first century: the commoditisation debate revisited ­– Jan Douwe van der Ploeg

Land grabs, land control, and Southeast Asian crop booms – Derek Hall

Expansion of rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) in Mainland Southeast Asia: what are the prospects for smallholders? – Jefferson Fox, Jean-Christophe Castella

The rise of flex crops and commodities: implications for research – Saturnino M. Borras, Jr., Jennifer C Franco, Ryan S. Isakson, Les Levidow, Pietje Vervest

Food sovereignty, food security and democratic choice: critical contradictions, difficult conciliations – Bina Agarwal

Surveying the agrarian question (part 2): current debates and beyond – Haroon Akram-Lodhi, Cristobal Kay

Everyday forms of peasant resistance – James C. Scott

Conservation practice as primitive accumulation – Alice B. Kelly

Reconfiguring the rural of fording the divide - capitalist restructuring and the global agrofood system – David Goodman, Michael Watts

Territorialization, enclosure and neoliberalism: non-state influence in struggles over Madagascar's forests – Catherine Corson