International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food

International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food

Published by the School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University (UK) and
the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters and the Lifelong Learning Society, Florida Atlantic University (USA).

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: 24 (2017/2018)
Frequency: 3 issues per year (February, June, October)
ISSN: 0798-1759


1 How to cite references in the text

References are cited in the text in chronological order, separated by a semicolon.

(Friedland, 2001; Campbell, 2005)

If you cite more than one work by an author, separate the works by a comma.

(Bonanno, 1991a, 1991b; Friedland, 1994, 2001)

If the work has two authors, name both authors separated by 'and'.

(Burch and Lawrence, 2005)

If the work has three or more authors, use the first author followed by 'et al.'.

(Marsden et al., 1996)

If you quote phrases from a source in the text, include page numbers.

(Gwynne, 2003, pp. 313–314)

2 How to organize references

References are listed in alphabetical order with all authors included. Please avoid formatting the References.


  • Eder, K. (1996) The Social Construction of Nature: A Sociology of Ecological Enlightenment. London: SAGE Publications.
  • Flora, J.L. and Converse, J. (1978) Outreach Programs of the Land Grant University: Which Publics Should They Serve?. Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University.
  • Friedland, W.H., Barton, A.E. and Thomas, R.J. (1981) Manufacturing Green Gold: Capital, Labor, and Technology in the Lettuce Industry. New York: Cambridge University Press.

For edited books, add (ed.) for single editor or (eds) for multiple editors.

  • Buttel, F.H. and Newby, H. (eds) (1980) The Rural Sociology of the Advanced Societies: Critical Perspectives. Montclair, NJ: Allanheld, Osmun.

Journal Articles

  • Buller, H. and Morris, C. (2003) Farm animal welfare: a new repertoire of nature-society relations or modernism re-embedded?, Sociologia Ruralis, 43(3), pp. 216–237.

Book chapters

  • Campbell, H., Lawrence, G. and Smith, K. (2006a) Audit cultures and the antipodes: the implications of EurepGAP for New Zealand and Australian agri-food industries, in: T. Marsden and J. Murdoch (eds) Between the Local and the Global: Confronting Complexity in the Contemporary Agri-food Sector. Oxford: Elsevier, pp. 69–94.
  • Campbell, H., McLeod, C. and Rosin, C. (2006b) Auditing sustainability: the impact of EurepGAP on organic farming in New Zealand, in: G.C. Holt and M. Reed (eds) Sociological Perspectives of Organic Agriculture: From Pioneer to Policy. Wallingford: CABI Publishing, pp. 157–172.

Conference Papers

  • Krogh, E. and Clementsen, M. (2004) Cultural-landscaping: Creating a Desired Identity? Presented at the XI World congress of Rural Sociology, Trondheim, Norway, 25–30 July.


  • Vihinen, H. (2001) Recognising Choice: A Study of the Changing Politics of the Common Agricultural Policy through an Analysis of the MacSharry Reform Debate in Ireland and the Netherlands. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Helsinki.


  • Henson, S. and Humphrey, J. (2009) The Impacts of Private Food Safety Standards on the Food Chain and on Public Standard-Setting Processes, Report no. ALINORM 09/32/9D-Part II. Rome: FAO/WHO.

Online Publications

  • OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) (2008) Agricultural Policy Reform in Chile, OECD Policy Brief, 1–8 March. Paris: OECD., accessed 6 May 2010.