'A comprehensive, informative and intelligent analysis of the current global agrarian resistance movement' -- Nettie Wiebe, Professor of Church and Society, St. Andrew's College, former President of the National Farmers Union (of Canada) and former Coordinator for the North America/Mexico region on the International Coordinating Committee of the Via Campesina.
'The Via Campesina is the most important transnational social movement in the contemporary world. They are the leading edge of resistance against neoliberal economic globalisation, and this book provides must-read history and analysis for scholars and activists alike' -- Peter Rosset, co-coordinator, Land Research Action Network (LRAN) 'Since its founding in 1993, the Via Campesina has become one of the most dynamic and creative elements in the global justice movement' -- Marc Edelman. Professor of Anthropology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He is the author of The Logic of the Latifundio (1992) and Peasants Against Globalization (1999); co-editor of The Anthropology of Development and Globalization: From Classical Political Economy to Contemporary Neoliberalism (2005)show more