Chapter 3. The Polanyian Way? Voluntary Food Labels as Neoliberal Governance

  1. Becky Mansfield
  1. Julie Guthman

Published Online: 25 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306750.ch3

Privatization: Property and the Remaking of Nature-Society Relations

Privatization: Property and the Remaking of Nature-Society Relations

How to Cite

Guthman, J. (2009) The Polanyian Way? Voluntary Food Labels as Neoliberal Governance, in Privatization: Property and the Remaking of Nature-Society Relations (ed B. Mansfield), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306750.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

Book Series:

  1. Antipode

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405175500

Online ISBN: 9781444306750

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Keywords:

  • the Polanyian way - voluntary food labels as neoliberal governance;
  • labels as protection - Polanyian way;
  • how labels protect and who labels protect - commodities under protection;
  • taxonomy of protective labels;
  • neoliberalizing labels, labeling neoliberalisms - roll-out neoliberalization;
  • privatization and neoliberal environmental governance;
  • enclosure and establishment of property rights;
  • Polanyi's double movement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Labels as Protection: The Polanyian Way

  • How Labels Protect

  • Who Labels Protect

  • Neoliberalizing Labels, Labeling Neoliberalisms

  • Conclusion: Is There No Alternative?

  • Acknowledgements

  • Endnotes

  • References