About the Journal

The International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food welcomes you!
Aims and Scope:
The International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food provides a forum for informed academic social science debates about food and agriculture related issues.  While the journal is owned by the Research Committee of Agriculture and Food of the International Sociological Associate, the journal welcomes and encourages contributions based on any social science perspective. Furthermore, it welcomes interdisciplinary approaches to the study of the social, cultural, political and environmental aspects of food production, consumption and agricultural change. Finally, the journal actively reaches out to scholars from all over the globe.

Current Issue

This special issue of the International Journal of the Sociology of Agriculture and Food, which has been co-edited by Yuna Chiffoleau and Allison-Marie Loconto, presents the results of recent and innovative research on social innovation in the global agro-food sector.

Published: 2018-12-03


Social Innovation in Agriculture and Food: Old Wine in New Bottles?

Yuna Chiffoleau, Allison Marie Loconto
Abstract 135 | PDF Downloads 130

Transformative Social Innovation for Food Sovereignty: The Disruptive Alternative

Paula Juárez, MPhil, Florencia Trentini, PhD, Lucas Becerra, PhD
Abstract 125 | PDF Downloads 107

The Emergence, dynamics and agency of social innovation in seed exchange networks

Bálint Balázs, Guntra Aistara
Abstract 94 | PDF Downloads 116

London’s urban agriculture

Les Levidow
Abstract 96 | PDF Downloads 106

Solidarity Purchasing Groups in Italy

Lara Maestripieri, Toa Giroletti, Antonello Podda
Abstract 121 | PDF Downloads 112

Urban Food Movements and Their Transformative Capacities

Cordula Kropp
Abstract 109 | PDF Downloads 115

Official publication of the Research Committee on Sociology of Agriculture and Food (RC-40)
of the International Sociological Association (ISA)

Editors: Raymond Jussaume, Claire Marris and Katerina Psarikidou

Volume number: 25 (2018)
Frequency: 4 issues per year (March, June, September, December)
ISSN: 0798-1759