Unit 4 - Market Liberalisation and Global Value Chains

Core Reading Materials

Additional Reading

On unequal ecological balance and global circuits of capital
  1. Luke Bergmann & Mollie Holmberg (2016) Land in Motion, Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 106:4, 932-956, DOI: 10.1080/24694452.2016.1145537.  Available at: https://ihen.onehealthpoultry.org/pluginfile.php/2137/mod_book/chapter/788/Bergmann%20and%20Holmberg%202016.pdf (link)
  2. Wallace et al, 2015, The dawn of Structural One Health: A new science tracking disease emergence along circuits of capital, Social Science & Medicine Volume 129, March 2015, Pages 68-77. Available at: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277953614006145?casa_token=KA9x4bDTluEAAAAA:Kb67JOrqgg9rK0DHRZZ8DINUFuu8GJ6XbMgl7Aj7p9-zilCgJ3laNkiKV2RqdFoK2sayuHQl_R4 (link)
On the role of international aid and public sector in market liberalisation
  1. *Gros, J.‐G. (1994), Of cattle, farmers, veterinarians and the World Bank: The political economy of veterinary services privatization in Cameroun. Public Admin. Dev., 14: 37-51. https://doi.org/10.1002/pad.4230140103 (link). (Institutional access required. Contact Adam for more information).
  2. Kentikelenis A, King L, McKee M, Stuckler D. The International Monetary Fund and the Ebola outbreak. Lancet Glob Health. 2015 Feb;3(2):e69-70. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(14)70377-8. Epub 2014 Dec 22. Erratum in: Lancet Glob Health. 2017 May;5(5):e488. PMID: 25540014. Available at: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(14)70377-8/fulltext (link)
  3. McCoy D, Kembhavi G, Patel J, Luintel A. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's grant-making programme for global health. Lancet. 2009 May 9;373(9675):1645-53. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(09)60571-7. PMID: 19427959. Available at:  http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi= (link)
  4. Ahuja V. The economic rationale of public and private sector roles in the provision of animal health services. Rev Sci Tech. 2004 Apr;23(1):33-45; discussion 391-401. doi: 10.20506/rst.23.1.1464. PMID: 15200085. Available at: https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/7e09/95d681899972bd3fa16683c8e63ec5e11481.pdf (link)
  5. Panagariya, A. (2005), Agricultural Liberalisation and the Least Developed Countries: Six Fallacies. World Economy, 28: 1277-1299. Available at: https://www.tcd.ie/Economics/staff/amtthews/FoodPolicy/CourseMaterials/Readings/Panagariya_%20LDCs.pdf (link)
On value chains
  1. Brian Lander, Mindi Schneider and Katherine Brunson, 2020 A History of Pigs in China: From Curious Omnivores to Industrial Pork, The Journal of Asian Studies · July 2020. Available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/342735996_A_History_of_Pigs_in_China_From_Curious_Omnivores_to_Industrial_Pork (link)
  2. Peter Gibbon 2001, Upgrading Primary Production: A Global Commodity Chain Approach, World Development Volume 29, Issue 2, February 2001, Pages 345-363. Available at:  http://directory.umm.ac.id/Data%20Elmu/jurnal/UVW/World%20Development/Vol29.Issue2.2001/1098.pdf (link)
  3. Martha Gning 2005, Navigating the Livestock Sector: Political economy of Livestock Policy in Burkina Faso, Pro-Poor Livestock Policy Initiative, FAO and Trade, Political Influence and Liberalization: Situating the Poor in the Political Economy of Livestock in Senegal. Available at: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/57a08c5b40f0b652dd001298/PPLPIwp28.pdf (link)
  4. Gilbert C. (2008) ‘Value chain analysis and market power in commodity processing with application to the cocoa and coffee sectors’ in Commodity Market Review, Rome: FAO, pp. 5-34. Available at: https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/6262879.pdf (link)
  5. Ponte, S., Kelling, I., Jespersen, K.S., Kruijssen, F. (2014), The Blue revolution in Asia: Upgrading and governance in aquaculture value chains, World Development, 64: 52-64. Available at: https://research-api.cbs.dk/ws/portalfiles/portal/46514494/stefano_ponte_the_blue_revolution_in_asia_postprint.pdf (link)