Journal of Agrarian Change

(The median citation count of Journal of Agrarian Change is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Distilling agro‐extractivism: Agave and tequila production in Mexico27
Glyphosate—A love story. Ordinary thoughtlessness and response‐ability in industrial farming24
Experiments in farmers' collectives in Eastern India and Nepal: Process, benefits, and challenges22
Twenty‐five years of Living Under Contract: Contract farming and agrarian change in the developing world18
Politically directed accumulation in rural China: The making of the agrarian capitalist class and the new agrarian question of capital15
Community‐based tourism, peasant agriculture and resilience in the face of COVID‐19 in Peru15
Peasant essentialism in GMO debates: Bt cotton in Burkina Faso14
Land and livelihood in the age of COVID‐19: Implications for indigenous food producers in Ecuador14
Surveillance agriculture and peasant autonomy14
Private and state‐led contract farming in Zimbabwe: Accumulation, social differentiation and rural politics14
Who owns the mud? Valuable leftovers, sociotechnical innovation and changing relations of production in artisanal gold mining (Burkina Faso)14
Autonomy and repeasantization: Conceptual, analytical, and methodological problems12
What kind of labour regime is contract farming? Contracting and sharecropping in Java compared12
Capitalist agriculture, COVID‐19 and agrarian labour relations in Punjab, India11
The end of the rural/urban divide? Migration, proletarianization, differentiation and peasant production in an ejido, Central Mexico11
Credit, land and survival work in rural Cambodia: Rethinking rural autonomy through a feminist lens11
Contract farming and everyday acts of resistance: Oil palm contract farmers in the Philippines10
Cashing in or driving development? Cross‐border traders and maize contract farming in northeast Laos10
Rural China under the COVID‐19 pandemic: Differentiated impacts, rural–urban inequality and agro‐industrialization10
The environmental, social and economic effects of recent technological changes in sugarcane on the State of São Paulo, Brazil10
Autonomy as a politico‐economic concept: Peasant practices and nested markets10
Introduction: Covid‐19 and the conditions and struggles of agrarian classes of labour9
Largely on their own: Dealing with the rural legacies of conflict through local participatory peacebuilding9
Class formation and capital accumulation in the countryside: Artisanal and small‐scale gold mining in South Kivu, DR Congo9
Fictitious commodification and agrarian change: Indigenous peoples and land markets in Highland Ecuador8
“Ploughing the land five times”: Opium and agrarian change in the ceasefire landscapes of south‐western Shan State, Myanmar8
Global agri‐food chains in times of COVID‐19: The state, agribusiness, and agroecology in Argentina8
Labour, mechanization, market integration, and government policy: Agrarian change and lowland rice cultivation in northeastern Thailand and southern Laos8
Soybean production in Paraguay: Agribusiness, economic change and agrarian transformations8
Agrarian movements and rural populism in Indonesia8
Who owns the land owns the wind? Land and citizenship in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico7
Behind the ‘creative destruction’ of human diets: An analysis of the structure and market dynamics of the ultra‐processed food manufacturing industry and implications for public health7
Resettled but not redressed: Land restitution and post‐settlement dynamics in South Africa7
When seed becomes capital: Commercialization of Bt cotton in Pakistan7
Living under value chains: The new distributive contract and arguments about unequal bargaining power7
Ocean frontier assemblages: Critical insights from Canada's industrial salmon sector7
Resisting the coastal squeeze through village associations? Comparing environmental, organizational, and political challenges in Philippine seaweed‐growing communities7
Masters of the countryside and their enemies: Class dynamics of agrarian change in rural Java6
Peasant and indigenous autonomy before and after the pink tide in Latin America6
Patterns of accumulation and social differentiation through a slow‐paced agrarian market transition in post‐Soviet Uzbekistan6
Rethinking rural‐urban linkages: Villages and agribusiness in the Ecuadorian Highlands6
Intermediary trading and the transformation of marketplaces in Papua New Guinea6
BRICS varieties of capitalism and food regime reordering: A comparative institutional analysis6
Crisis of capitalism and cycles of right‐wing populism in contemporary Turkey: The making and unmaking of Erdoğanist hegemony6
Double devaluations: Class, value and the rise of the right in the Global North6
From neoliberalism to national developmentalism? Contested agrarian imaginaries of a postneoliberal future for food and farming6
Rethinking the political economy of rural struggles in Turkey: Space, structures, and altered agencies5
Tilling another's land: Migrant farming under rural industrialization and urbanization in China5
Autonomy in agrarian studies, politics, and movements: An inter‐paradigm debate5
Chinese investment in the Brazilian soybean sector: Navigating relations of private governance5
Filling the gap: Peasant Studies and the archaeology of medieval peasantry in light of the Northern Iberian evidence5
Producing industrial pigs in southwestern China: The rise of contract farming as a coevolutionary process5
Russian to modern world history: Teodor Shanin and peasant studies5
Three populisms and two dead ends: Variants of agrarian populism in Thailand5
Rethinking dispossession: The livelihood consequences of land expropriation in contemporary rural China5
Indebted by dispossession: The long‐term impacts of a Special Economic Zone on caste inequality in rural Telangana5
Beyond the Pampas: Global capital and uneven development in Argentine soybean expansion5
Progressive politics and populism: Classes of labour and rural–urban political sociology—An introduction to the special issue5
Food system and social reproduction realities for women in agriculture across the Caribbean: Evidence from Grenada, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines4
Land and small farmer resistance in authoritarian Egypt4
Bovine meat, authoritarian populism, and state contradictions in Modi's India4
Differentiated agrarian vulnerabilities and generalized national responses to COVID‐19 in the Upper West Region of Ghana4
Between autonomy and heteronomy: Navigating peasant and indigenous organizations in contemporary Bolivia4
Land and contract farming: Changes in the distribution and meanings of land in Kilombero, Tanzania4
Agrarian change, populism, and a new farmers' movement in 21st century Pakistani Punjab4
The relentless de facto privatization process of Chilika Lake, India4
Rural differentiation and rural change: Microlevel evidence from Kenya4
Disparate but not antagonistic: Classes of labour in cotton production in Burkina Faso4
Formal and informal contract farming in Mozambique: Socially embedded relations of agricultural intensification4
Resisting agrarian neoliberalism and authoritarianism: Struggles towards a progressive rural future in Mozambique4
The fragmented politics of sugarcane contract farming in Uganda4
The transition debate in Brazilian history: The bourgeois paradigm and its critique4
From survival to self‐governance: A comparison of two peasant autonomy struggles in Colombia's coffee and frontier regions4
Qualifying tradition: Instituted practices in the making of the organic wine market in Languedoc‐Roussillon, France4
Contemporary agrarian, rural and rural–urban movements and alliances3
Ocean and land grabbing in Ghana's offshore petroleum industry: From the agrarian question to the question of industrialization3
The subversive practice of counting bodies: Documenting violence and conflict in rural Brazil3
‘Blind laws’ and the bureaucracy of rights migrant industrial workers in post‐lockdown India3
Tracking farmland investment in Australia: Institutional finance and the politics of data mapping3
Essential agriculture, sacrificial labor, and the COVID‐19 pandemic in the US South3
(Landlord) Theory from the South: Empire and estates on a Punjabi Frontier3
Temporariness made interminable: Pacific Islander farmworkers in Australia and the enduring crises of global agricultural production3
Restructuring palm oil value chain governance in Colombia through long‐term labour control3
Dispossession through land titling: Legal loopholes and shadow procedures to urbanized forestlands in the Yucatán Peninsula3
Free in the mountains or home in the vineyard: Institutional changes in agriculture and negotiating between contract farm labour and valuable fungi collection in Tibet3
Urban form and scale shaped the agroecology of early ‘cities’ in northern Mesopotamia, the Aegean and Central Europe3
Predators in the web of life: World ecology of historical human–wolf relations in Finland2
Going green in Thailand: Upgrading in global organic value chains2
We, campesinos: The potentials and pitfalls of agrarian populism in Colombia's agrarian strike2
China's financialized soybeans: The fault lines of neomercantilism narratives in international food regime analyses2
Common‐pool resource governance and uneven food security: Regional resilience during the Great Irish Famine, 1845–18522
‘Milk actually comes from a cow’: Ontario dairy farmers' reactions and interventions with consumers' milk rifts as third‐party alienation2
Amplifying invisibility: COVID‐19 and Zimbabwean migrant farm workers in South Africa2
Autonomy as a third mode of ordering: Agriculture and the Kurdish movement in Rojava and North and East Syria2
Paying for ecological services in Ecuador: The political economy of structural inequality1
Handbook of critical agrarian studies, By HaroonAkram‐Lodhi, KristinaDietz, BettinaEngels, Ben M.McKay, Edward Elgar (Eds.), 2021, Pp. xxvi + 713. £244.80 (hbk). ISBN: 978‐1‐78897‐245‐11
‘There will be no law, or people to protect us’: Irregular Southeast Asian seasonal workers in Taiwan before and during the pandemic1
Rule by bosses? Criminal political economies in South Asia1
A methodology for class analysis: Agricultural investments and agrarian change in South Africa1
Contesting total extractivism: Between idealism and materialism1
Coolie labour and colonial capitalism in Asia1
Stealing the common from the goose: The emergence of Farmers' Rights and their implementation in India and Brazil1
Between construction yard and village: Changing relations of caste and hierarchy among Madhya Pradesh's labouring classes1
Rural–urban connectivity strengthens agrarian peace: Evidence from a study of gender and motorcycle taxis in Sierra Leone1
Pastoralism, multifunctionality, and environmental agency: Insights from mountain sheep pastoralists in Northern Portugal1
From creating to confronting racial hierarchies: The evolving role of the US state in land policy1
Land for dignity and struggle for identity: Landlordism and caste in a village of south India1
‘A great many of them die’: Sugar, race and cheapness in colonial Queensland1
Discipline and resistance in southwestern Ontario: Securitization of migrant workers and their acts of defiance1
Handbook on urban food security in the Global South, JonathanCrush, BruceFrayneGarethHaysom. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. 2020. 415 + x. £150 (hb).£48.00 (ebook). ISBN: 978‐1‐78643‐150‐91
Indigenous collective land titling and the creation of leftovers: Insights from Paraguay and Cambodia1
Twists and turns of land reform in Latin America: From predatory to intermediate states?1
Control, exploitation and exclusion: Experiences of small farmer e‐tailers in agricultural e‐commerce in China1
Climate precarity in rural livelihoods: Agrarian transformations and smallholder vulnerability in Vietnam1
Revisiting “empowered rural women” in postwar Japan1
Land reform and peacebuilding in Côte d'Ivoire: Navigating the minefield1
Agrifood field analysis and sociocultural brokerage. Mexico and the United States: 1950–20161
Family farmers' strategies to develop autonomy through agroecological and solidarity economy practices: The case of BioVida in the Ecuadorian Andes1
Land questions in the 21st Century Postcolony1
Capital concentration in and through class differentiation: A case study from Pampean agribusiness1
COVID‐19 and the power of indigenous, Mexican‐origin farmworker families in the US Pacific Northwest1
Labour control regimes in the rural and urban workplaces of global production networks: The coffee case of Colombia1
The political economy of agrarian extractivism: Lessons from Bolivia, by BenMcKay. Black Point: Fernwood Publications. 2020 172 pp. $20.00 (paperback). ISBN: 97817736325371