Research Committees

RC40 Agriculture and Food

Established in 1988


To promote and encourage scientific analysis of the social organization of agriculture and food systems; organization of the substantive content of the RC40 sessions of the quadrennial meetings of the ISA World Congress of Sociology; organization of additional international meetings.

If you would like to join RC40 listserv then please contact Maki HATANAKA,

Board 2014-2018

President Allison LOCONTO, INRA, France,
Secretary/Treasurer Maki HATANAKA, Sam Houston State University, USA,
Board members Bishnu Charan BARIK, Sambalpur University, India
Hilde BJORKHAUG, Norwergian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Josefa Salete Barbosa CAVALCANTI, Brazil
Steven WOLF, Cornell University, USA
Carmen BAIN, Iowa State University, USA
Marie-Christine RENARD, Mexico

Regional representatives

Australia/New Zealand Katharine LEGUN,
Africa Adolphus NASWEM,
East Asia Mima NISHIYAMA, mima@cc.utsunomiya
Latin America Paulo NIEDERLE,
Middle East Zulkuf AYDIN,
North America André MAGNAN,
Northern Europe Tuija MONONEN,
South Asia Verma SMITA,
Southern Europe Guadalupe RAMOS,

XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology Program Coordinators: Allison LOCONTO, and Maki HATANAKA,


The International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food, an official journal of the ISA RC40, provides a forum for debates about international issues related to food and agriculture.


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