La Via Campesina: The ‘Peasants' Way’ to Changing the System, not the Climate

  • Nora McKeon Rome Three University and Terra Nuova

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Author Biography

Nora McKeon, Rome Three University and Terra Nuova

Nora McKeon joined the UN Food and Agriculture Organizations and directed its relations with civil society. She now engages in research, advocacy and  teaching (Rome 3 University) around food systems and governance, peasant movements, and UN-civil society relations. Publications include:  Peasant Organizations in Theory and Practice (UNRISD 2004), Strengthening UN Dialogue with People’s Movements (UN NGLS 2009), The United Nations and Civil Society: Legitimating Global Governance-Whose Voice? (Zed 2009), and Food Security Governance: empowering communities, regulating corporations (Routledge 2015).  

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Published
2015-08-31
How to Cite
McKeon, N. (2015). La Via Campesina: The ‘Peasants’ Way’ to Changing the System, not the Climate. Journal of World-Systems Research, 21(2), 241-249. https://doi.org/10.5195/jwsr.2015.19
Section
Symposium: The Climate Crisis & Anti-Systemic Movements