(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2008)

Document title

Neoliberalism and natural resource management : agri-environmental standards and the governing of farming practices

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

HIGGINS V. (1) ; DIBDEN J. (2) ; COCKLIN C. (3) ;
(1) School of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences, Monash Univ., Churchill, AUSTRALIE
(2) School of Geography and Environmental Science, Monash Univ., Clayton, AUSTRALIE
(3) Faculty of Science, Engineering and Information Technology, James Cook Univ., Townsville, AUSTRALIE


Focusing on environmental management systems promoted by the Australian government as a way of verifying the « clean and green » status of agricultural exports, the AA. examine how one regional group of producers has sought to use EMS standards in practice (case study in the state of Victoria). EMS was a successful instrument for the extension of neoliberal governance. Farmers used the opportunities provided by government funding to undertake actions which expressed their own agri-environmental values and practices


Article of periodic

published at : Geoforum / ISSN 0016-7185 / CODEN GFRMAK

Editor : Pergamon Press, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (1970)

Millesime : 2008, vol. 39, no5 [pp. 1776-1785]

Bibliographic references : 68 ref.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 15001

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