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HUMANITIES (227 journals)                  1 2 3     

Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (3 followers)
Aboriginal Child at School     Full-text available via subscription   (2 followers)
About Performance     Full-text available via subscription   (5 followers)
Access     Full-text available via subscription   (14 followers)
ACCESS: Critical Perspectives on Communication, Cultural & Policy Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (11 followers)
Acta Academica     Full-text available via subscription   (2 followers)
Acta Universitaria     Open Access   (4 followers)
Advocate: Newsletter of the National Tertiary Education Union     Full-text available via subscription  
African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (4 followers)
African Historical Review     Hybrid Journal   (11 followers)
Agriculture and Human Values     Hybrid Journal   (10 followers)
Altre Modernità     Open Access   (2 followers)
Amaltea. Revista de mitocrítica     Open Access  
American Imago     Full-text available via subscription   (2 followers)
American Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences     Open Access   (5 followers)
American Review of Canadian Studies     Hybrid Journal   (2 followers)
Anabases     Open Access  
Angelaki: Journal of Theoretical Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (11 followers)
Anglo-Saxon England     Hybrid Journal   (77 followers)
Antik Tanulmányok     Full-text available via subscription  
Antipode     Hybrid Journal   (20 followers)
Arbutus Review     Open Access   (1 follower)
Argumentation et analyse du discours     Open Access   (5 followers)
Arion : A Journal of Humanities and the Classics     Full-text available via subscription   (2 followers)
Arts and Humanities in Higher Education     Hybrid Journal   (27 followers)
Asia Europe Journal     Hybrid Journal   (2 followers)
Asian Perspectives in the Arts and Humanities     Open Access  
Australasian Journal of Popular Culture, The     Hybrid Journal   (1 follower)
Behaviour & Information Technology     Hybrid Journal   (95 followers)
Behemoth     Open Access   (5 followers)
Bereavement Care     Hybrid Journal   (1 follower)
Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies     Hybrid Journal   (13 followers)
Cahiers de civilisation espagnole contemporaine     Open Access  
Cahiers de praxématique     Open Access   (1 follower)
Canadian Journal of Popular Culture     Hybrid Journal   (3 followers)
Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (4 followers)
Child Care     Full-text available via subscription   (3 followers)
Choreographic Practices     Hybrid Journal  
Claroscuro     Open Access  
Co-herencia     Open Access  
Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice     Hybrid Journal   (4 followers)
Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (10 followers)
Comprehensive Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (2 followers)
Congenital Anomalies     Hybrid Journal  
Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage     Open Access   (8 followers)
Continental Journal of Arts and Humanities     Open Access   (3 followers)
Cornish Studies     Hybrid Journal  
Creative Industries Journal     Hybrid Journal   (5 followers)
Critical Arts : South-North Cultural and Media Studies     Hybrid Journal   (7 followers)
Cuadernos de historia de España     Open Access   (1 follower)
Cuadernos de la Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales. Universidad Nacional de Jujuy     Open Access  
Cultural History     Hybrid Journal   (3 followers)
Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (19 followers)
Culture, Theory and Critique     Hybrid Journal   (8 followers)
Daedalus     Hybrid Journal   (10 followers)
Dandelion : Postgraduate Arts Journal & Research Network     Open Access   (2 followers)
Death Studies     Hybrid Journal   (13 followers)
Debatte: Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe     Hybrid Journal   (3 followers)
Digital Humanities Quarterly     Open Access   (31 followers)
Diogenes     Hybrid Journal   (8 followers)
Doct-Us Journal     Open Access  
Early Modern Culture Online     Open Access   (20 followers)
Égypte - Monde arabe     Open Access   (3 followers)
Eighteenth-Century Fiction     Full-text available via subscription   (8 followers)
Éire-Ireland     Full-text available via subscription   (6 followers)
En-Claves del pensamiento     Open Access  
Enfoques     Open Access  
Études de lettres     Open Access  
European Journal of Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (14 followers)
European Journal of Social Theory     Hybrid Journal   (6 followers)
Expositions     Full-text available via subscription  
GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (4 followers)
German Research     Hybrid Journal  
German Studies Review     Full-text available via subscription   (11 followers)
Germanic Review, The     Hybrid Journal   (2 followers)
Globalizations     Hybrid Journal   (5 followers)
Gothic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (7 followers)
Gruppendynamik und Organisationsberatung     Hybrid Journal  
Habitat International     Hybrid Journal   (3 followers)
Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (8 followers)
Heritage & Society     Hybrid Journal   (12 followers)
Hopscotch: A Cultural Review     Full-text available via subscription   (1 follower)
Human Affairs     Open Access   (1 follower)
Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (2 followers)
Human Nature     Hybrid Journal   (8 followers)
Human Performance     Hybrid Journal   (1 follower)
Human Resources for Health     Open Access   (3 followers)
Human Studies     Hybrid Journal   (7 followers)
Humanitaire     Open Access   (1 follower)
Humanities     Open Access   (5 followers)
Hungarian Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
Ibadan Journal of Humanistic Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
Inkanyiso : Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences     Open Access  
Inter Faculty     Open Access  
Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (3 followers)
International Journal for History, Culture and Modernity     Open Access   (2 followers)
International Journal of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (5 followers)
International Journal of Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (8 followers)
International Journal of Heritage Studies     Hybrid Journal   (10 followers)
International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing     Hybrid Journal   (10 followers)

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Agriculture and Human Values    [12 followers]  Follow    
  Hybrid Journal Hybrid journal (It can contain Open Access articles)
     ISSN (Print) 1572-8366 - ISSN (Online) 0889-048X
     Published by Springer-Verlag Homepage  [2188 journals]   [SJR: 0.823]   [H-I: 32]
  • Identifying the challenges of promoting ecological weed management (EWM)
           in organic agroecosystems through the lens of behavioral decision making
    • Abstract: Abstract Ecological weed management (EWM) is a scientifically established management approach that uses ecological patterns to reduce weed seedbanks. Such an approach can save organic farmers time and labor costs and reduce the need for repeated cultivation practices that may pose risks to soil and water quality. However, adoption of effective EWM in the organic farm community is perceived to be poor. In addition, communication and collaboration between the scientific community, extension services, and the organic farming community in the US is historically weak. In order to uncover the most persistent obstacles to promoting effective weed management in organic agroecosystems, we use the mental models approach to generate an expert model based on interviews with experts (e.g., weed scientists, weed ecologists, and extension personnel) and theories from the behavioral sciences. The expert model provides two main insights: (1) EWM is a complex strategy that may cause farmers to use heuristics in management decisions and (2) the long-term benefits of EWM, rather than the risks, need to be emphasized in communication with and outreach to organic farmers. The basis for new research topics and outreach material that incorporates these insights from the expert model are discussed. We briefly explain how the expert model is an incomplete picture of on-farm practices, but provides the basis for the second step of our mental models research, the farmer interviews and farmer decision model development.
      PubDate: 2014-01-20
  • Jennifer Clapp: Food
    • PubDate: 2014-01-19
  • Martha Rosenberg: Born with a junk food deficiency: how flacks, quacks,
           and hacks pimp the public health
    • PubDate: 2014-01-19
  • Neil Reid, Jay D. Gatrell and Paula S. Ross (eds): Local food systems in
           old industrial regions: Concepts, spatial context, and local practices
    • PubDate: 2014-01-17
  • Books received
    • PubDate: 2014-01-17
  • Dan Brockington, Rosaleen Duffy, and Jim Igoe: Nature unbound:
           conservation, capitalism and the future of protected areas
    • PubDate: 2014-01-16
  • Transitions to sustainability: a change in thinking about food systems
    • Abstract: Abstract In the present context of intertwined and intensifying economic, environmental and climate challenges and crisis, we need to enlarge our thinking about food systems change. One way to do so is by considering intersections between our longstanding interdisciplinary interest in food and agriculture and new scholarship and practice centered on transitions to sustainability. The general idea of transition references change in a wide range of fields and contexts, and has gained prominence most recently as a way to discuss and address sustainability challenges. To explore connections to food systems change, I highlight two broad approaches in the sustainability transitions research field. First is a multi-level perspective that examines sustainability innovation pathways and second is a social practices approach that illuminates the possibilities (or not) for shifts in normal everyday routines and practices. Taken together, these approaches offer different and useful ways to think about the dynamics, durability and significance of innovations in food and agriculture, and the part they play in transitions to sustainability. Numerous opportunities exist to forge more productive links between work on food systems change and the broad and growing sustainability transitions field. First, our research and practice insights about the importance of politics, governance, values and ethics in food and agriculture could help to strengthen the sustainability transitions field, which initially underplayed such questions. Second, the sustainability transitions field’s implicit systems sensibility and its futures orientation could help to widen the scope of inquiry and the contribution to policy and planning of research and practice on food systems change.
      PubDate: 2014-01-16
  • Steven Haggblade and Peter B. R. Hazell (Eds.): Successes in African
           agriculture: lessons for the future
    • PubDate: 2014-01-14
  • Civic agriculture and community engagement
    • Abstract: Abstract Several scholars have claimed that small-scale agriculture in which farmers sell goods to the local market has the potential to strengthen social ties and a sense of community, a phenomenon referred to as “civic agriculture.” Proponents see promise in the increase in the number of community supported agriculture (CSA) programs, farmers markets, and other locally orientated distribution systems as well as the growing interest among consumers for buying locally produced goods. Yet others have suggested that these novel or reborn distribution mechanisms are still primarily means of instrumental economic exchange and that optimistic characterizations of a renewed sense of community emerging from these practices are unfounded. This study provides an empirical assessment of the extent to which these community-based agriculture markets are associated with connection to community, volunteerism, and civic and political activities. In order to assess the relationship between civic agriculture and community engagement, we surveyed over 1,300 people in the Mid-Hudson region of New York State. The study design includes “civic agriculture participants” as the unit of analysis, defined as CSA farm members, shoppers at independent health food stores, and farmers market patrons. For comparison, a telephone survey of randomly selected residents of the region’s general population was also conducted. Unlike studies that focus solely on the perceptions of certain civic agriculture participants (e.g., CSA members), by comparing the perceptions and behaviors of those engaged in a range of civic agriculture practices, we are able to identify the effects of different forms of participation. The results demonstrate higher levels of voluntarism and engagement in local politics among civic agriculture participants relative to the general population. In addition, we found variation among those engaged in different forms of civic agriculture, with those immersed in more socially embedded forms of exchange demonstrating greater community and political involvement. These findings lend empirical support to the civic agriculture thesis.
      PubDate: 2013-12-25
  • Urban home food gardens in the Global North: research traditions and
           future directions
    • Abstract: Abstract In the United States, interest in urban agriculture has grown dramatically. While community gardens have sprouted across the landscape, home food gardens—arguably an ever-present, more durable form of urban agriculture—have been overlooked, understudied, and unsupported by government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and academics. In part a response to the invisibility of home gardens, this paper is a manifesto for their study in the Global North. It seeks to develop a multi-scalar and multidisciplinary research framework that acknowledges the garden’s social and ecological or material dimensions. Given the lack of existing research, we draw on the more extensive literature on home gardens in the South and community gardens in the North to develop a set of hypotheses about the social-ecological effects of urban home food gardens in the North. These gardens, we hypothesize, contribute to food security, community development, cultural reproduction, and resilience at multiple scales; conserve agrobiodiversity; and support urban biodiversity. They may also have negative ecological effects, such as stormwater nutrient loading. Because of the entanglement of the social and the ecological or material in the garden, we review three theoretical perspectives—social ecological systems theory, actor-network theory, and assemblage theory—that have been or could be applied to the multi-scalar and multidisciplinary study of the garden. We also review sampling and analytic methods for conducting home garden research. The paper concludes with a discussion of opportunities to extend the research agenda beyond descriptive analysis, the primary focus of garden research to date.
      PubDate: 2013-12-24
  • “Some are more fair than others”: fair trade certification,
           development, and North–South subjects
    • Abstract: Abstract At the same time as fair trade certified products are capturing an increasing market share, a growing number of scholars and practitioners are raising serious questions about who benefits from certification. Through a critique of north–south narratives, this paper draws on contemporary themes in fair trade scholarship to draw out different ways of thinking about fair trade outside of the dichotomous north–south framing. I argue that, through the creation of fair trade subjects of the “global north” and “global south,” certification has normalized and naturalized dichotomous power relations. The primary concern of this paper is to demonstrate the problems with situating certification and scholarship in the north–south binary and to push examination toward a more nuanced analysis of how certification and development are shaped in-place. This intervention is important for assisting with stepping away from long-standing debates regarding the effectiveness of certification, and additionally in contributing to critical thinking on economic development more broadly.
      PubDate: 2013-12-22
  • It’s not all about the money: understanding farmers’ labor
           allocation choices
    • Abstract: Abstract Using a nationally representative survey of farm operators in Ireland, this study examines the effect of non-pecuniary benefits from farm work on labor allocation choices. Results suggest that non-pecuniary benefits affect both the decision to enter the off-farm labor market and also once that decision is made, the amount of time spent working off-farm. We find our derived variable representing non-monetary benefits associated with farm work to have a substantial impact similar to the effect of other more widely reported personal and farm structural variables such as the age of the farm operator, farm size, and farming system. The existence of these non-pecuniary benefits serves to increase the implied wage to farmers for their farm work. This in turn can lead to allocations of labor that would seem suboptimal from a purely financial point of view. Rural development policies aimed at creating off-farm opportunities could fail unless returns to off-farm work are high enough to compensate the farmer for losing the benefits associated with the farming lifestyle. From a methodological perspective, our analysis indicates that failure to model off-farm labor allocation choices as a two-part process may lead to some incorrect conclusions regarding the effect of certain explanatory variables. Outside of explaining farmers’ off-farm labor supply it would be useful to incorporate farmer perceptions regarding the non-pecuniary benefits from farming in economic models of farm behavior across a range of activities as this could lead to much more accurate predictions of farmers’ responses to policy changes.
      PubDate: 2013-12-08
  • Food miles, local eating, and community supported agriculture: putting
           local food in its place
    • Abstract: Abstract The idea of “food miles,” the distance that food has to be shipped, has entered into debates in both popular and academic circles about local eating. An oft-cited figure claims that the “average item” of food travels 1,500 miles before it reaches your plate. The source of this figure is almost never given, however, and indeed, it is a figure with surprisingly little grounding in objective research. In this study, I track the evolution of this figure, and the ways that scholars and popular writers have rhetorically employed it. I then explore the ongoing debates over food miles and local food, debates that often oversimplify the idea of local eating to a caricature. I then examine a series of in-depth interviews with community-supported agriculture members and farmers in order to bring complexity back to discussions of local food consumers. I argue that the overwhelming focus on “food miles” among scholars threatens to eclipse the multitude of other values and meanings contained in the word “local” that underlie people’s decisions to “eat locally,” foremost among them, a desire to reintegrate food production and consumption within the context of place.
      PubDate: 2013-12-01
  • Paul Pojman (ed): Food ethics, Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, Boston,
           Massachusetts, 2012, 199 pp, ISBN 9781111772307 David Kaplan (ed):
           The philosophy of food, University of California Press, Berkeley,
           California, 2012, 320 pp, ISBN 9780520269330
    • PubDate: 2013-11-20
  • Jennifer Clapp: Hunger in the balance: The new politics of international
           food aid
    • PubDate: 2013-11-17
  • From the editor
    • PubDate: 2013-11-14
  • Books Received
    • PubDate: 2013-10-25
  • Michael S. Carolan: Embodied food politics
    • PubDate: 2013-10-20
  • Jayson Lusk: The food police: a well-fed manifesto about the politics of
           your plate
    • PubDate: 2013-10-20
  • Laura A. German, Joshua J. Ramisch and Ritu Verma (Eds.): Beyond the
           biophysical: knowledge, culture, and politics in agriculture and natural
           resource management
    • PubDate: 2013-10-20
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