Professor of Agrarian Studies

prof.dr. (Jun) S.M. Borras

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Jun Borras is Professor of Agrarian Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague,  and Editor-In-Chief of  Journal of Peasant Studies.

He is an Adjunct Professor in China Agricultural University, Beijing, a Fellow of the Transnational Institute (TNI) and the Institute for Development and Food Policy/Food First. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Agrarian Change, Canadian Journal of Development Studies, and Alternatives Sud. He is series (co-)editor of: (a) Routledge-ISS Book Series on Rural Livelihoods, and (b) ICAS Book Series in 'Agrarian Change and Peasant Studies' the English edition of which is published by Fernwood and Practical Action (available in 9 non-English language editions).

He has authored/(co-)edited books and journal special issues and articles. His thematic area of work is on agrarian politics, specifically: land politics and policies, (trans)national agrarian movements, food politics, forestry, state-society interactions in rural development, rural conflict, biofuels, 'flex crops', land grabbing and food sovereignty. Geographic areas of research interest: Southeast Asia, China, Southern Africa, and Southern America. He also studies international institutional 'spaces' of state- society interactions.

The emphasis of his work is on bridging academic research, policy practice and social movement activism. This has been influenced by his professional background: He has been deeply involved in rural social movements since the early 1980s in the Philippines, and later, internationally. He was part of the core organizing team that established the international peasant and farmer's movement La Via Campesina. He has helped establish a global network of academics and social movement activists, the Initiatives in Critical Agrarian Studies (ICAS, www.iss.nl/icas), helps coordinate its work (www.iss.nl/icas), and in setting up the Land Deal Politics Initiative (LDPI) (www.iss.nl/ldpi), a global network of researchers studying land grabbing. He has helped in establishing a network of scholars and activists working on the theme of the rise of the BRICS countries and middle income countries (MICs) and its implications for global agrarian transformations, the "BRICS Initiatives for Critical Agrarian Studies" or BICAS (www.iss.nl/bicas).

Among his current research initiatives is the research project entitled, "Climate change mitigation policies, land grabbing and conflict in fragile states: understanding intersections, exploring transformations in Myanmar and Cambodia" (2014-2018, www.iss.nl/mosaic). The project is funded by the Dutch NWO. He has an ongoing research on the politics of boom crops inside China and in Southeast Asia (and the links between these), together with a team from China Agricultural University and the Burma team of the Transnational Institute (TNI).

He has taught at the graduate level in the Netherlands, Canada, Mexico, China, Switzerland, Portugal and Finland on politics of agrarian transformation. He is currently (co-)supervising several PhD students in the ISS, as well as in others universities in Canada, Spain, Belgium, The Netherlands, China and Canada, and works with a number of post-doctoral fellows. At ISS, he currently (co-)supervises PhD students: Daniela Andrade, Alberto Alonso-Fradejas, Nguyet Dang Bao, Natacha Bruna, Cecile Fameree, Adwoa Yeboah Gyapong, Eric Gutierrez, Corinne Lamain, Yukari Sekine, SiuSue Mark, Elyse Mills, Ben McKay, Clara Park, Martha Robbins, Christina Schiavoni, Anne Siebert, Ratha Thuon, Salena Tramel, Sara Vigil & Yunan Xu. He currently works with visiting professors/post-doctoral fellows: Dr. Tsegaye Moreda, Dr. Li Hua, Dr. Courtney Work and Dr. Liu Juan. He is currently completing a book on food sovereignty with Zoe Brent, Martha Robbins & Christina Schiavoni, and a small book on "scholar-activism."

ISS: Political Economy of Resources, Environment and Population (PER)

ISS: Individual Research SGIV

Role Researcher
  • Scoones, I., Edelman, M., Borras, S.M., Hall, R., Wolford, W. & White, B. (2017). Emancipatory rural politics confronting authoritarian populism. Journal of Peasant Studies. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2017.1339693[go to publisher's site]
  • Hunsberger, C., Corbera, E., Borras, S.M., Franco, J. C., Woods, K., Work, C., De la Rosa, R., Eang, V., Herre, R., Kham, S.S., Park, C.M., Sokheng, S., Spoor, M., Shwe, T, Thu Aung, K., Thuon, R. & Vaddhanaphuti, C. (2017). Climate change mitigation, land grabbing and conflict: towards a landscape-based and collaborative action research agenda. Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 1-20. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02255189.2016.1250617
  • Sauer, S. & Borras, S.M. (2016). ‘Land grabbing’ e ‘Green grabbing’: Uma leitura da ‘corrida na produção acadêmica’ sobre a apropriação global de terras / ‘Land Grabbing’ and ‘Green Grabbing’: A reading of the ‘rush in the academic production’ about the global land apropriation. CAMPO - TERRITÓRIO: revista de geografia agrária, 11 (23), 6-42.
  • Alonso-Fradejas, A., Borras, S.M., Holmes, T., Holt-Gimenez, E. & Robbins, M. J. (2015). Food sovereignty: convergence and contradictions, condition and challenges. Third World Quarterly, 36 (3), 431-448. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2015.1023567
  • Borras, S.M., Franco, J.C. & Monsalve Suarez, S. (2015). Land and food sovereignty. Third World Quarterly, 36 (3), 600-617. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2015.1029225[go to publisher's site]
  • Borras, S.M., Franco, J.C., Isakson, R., Levidow, L. & Vervest, P. (2015). The rise of flex crops and commodities: implications for research. Journal of Peasant Studies. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2015.1036417[go to publisher's site]
  • Ploeg, J.D. van der, Franco, J.C. & Borras, S.M. (2015). Land concentration and land grabbing in Europe: a preliminary analysis. Canadian Journal of Development Studies/Revue canadienne d'études du développement, 36 (2), 147-162. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02255189.2015.1027673[go to publisher's site]
  • Hall, R., Edelman, M., Borras, S.M., Scoones, I., White, B.N.F. & Wolford, W. (2015). Resistance, acquiescence or incorporation? An introduction to land grabbing and political reactions 'from below'. Journal of Peasant Studies, 42 (3-4), 467-488. doi: http://dx.doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2015.1036746[go to publisher's site]
  • Franco, J.C., Monsalve, S. & Borras, S.M. (2015). Democratic land control and human rights. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 15 (August), 66-71. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2015.08.010[go to publisher's site]
  • Alonso Fradejas, A., Borras, S.M., Holmes, T., Holt-Giménez, E. & Robbins, M.J. (2015). Food sovereignty: convergence and contradictions, conditions and challenges. Third World Quarterly, 36 (3), 431-448. doi: 10.1080/01436597.2015.1023567
  • Edelman, M., Weis, T., Baviskar, A., Borras, S.M., Holt-Gimenez, E., Kandiyoti, D. & Wolford, W. (2014). Introduction: critical perspectives on food sovereignty. Journal of Peasant Studies, 41 (6), 911-931. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2014.963568[go to publisher's site]
  • Edelman, M., Weis, T., Baviskar, A., Borras, S.M., Holt-Gimenez, E., Kandiyoti, D. & Wolford, W. (2014). Introduction: Critical Perspectives on Food sovereignty. Journal of Peasant Studies, 41 (6), 911-931. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2014.963568
  • Borras, S.M., Kay, C., Gómez, S. & Wilkinson, J. (2013). Acaparamiento de tierras y acumulación capitalista: aspectos clave en América Latina. Revista Interdisciplinaria de Estudios Agrarios (print), 75-103.
  • Margulis, M., McKeon, N. & Borras, S.M. (2013). Land Grabbing and Global Governance: Critical Perspectives. Globalizations, 10 (1), 1-23.
  • Borras, S.M., Franco, J.C. & Wang, C. (2013). The Challenge of Global Governance of Land Grabbing: Changing International Agricultural Context and Competing Political Views and Strategies. Globalizations, 10 (1), 161-179. doi: 10.1080/14747731.2013.764152
  • Edelman, M., Oya, C. & Borras, S.M. (2013). Global Land Grabs: historical processes, theoretical and methodological implications and current trajectories. Third World Quarterly, 34 (9), 1517-1531. doi: 10.1080/01436597.2013.850190
  • Scoones, I., Hall, R., Borras, S.M., White, B.N.F. & Wolford, W. (2013). Commentary: The politics of evidence: A response to Rulli and D'Odorico. Journal of Peasant Studies, 40 (5), 911-912. doi: 10.1080/03066150.2013.853045
  • Wolford, W., Borras, S.M., Hall, R., Scoones, I. & White, B.N.F. (2013). Governing Global Land Deals: The Role of the State in the Rush for Land. Development and Change, 44 (2), 189-210.
  • Scoones, I., Hall, R., Borras, S.M., White, B.N.F. & Wolford, W. (2013). The politics of evidence: methodologies for understanding the global land rush. Journal of Peasant Studies, 40 (3), 469-483. doi: 10.1080/03066150.2013.801341
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2013). Global Land Grabbing and Political Reactions ‘From Below’. Third World Quarterly, 34 (9), 1723-1747. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2013.843845[go to publisher's site]
  • White, B.N.F., Borras, S.M., Hall, R., Scoones, I. & Wolford, W. (2012). The new enclosures: critical perspectives on corporate land deals. Journal of Peasant Studies, 39 (3-4), 619-647.
  • Borras, S.M., Kay, C., Gomez, S. & Wilkinson, J. (2012). Land grabbing and global capitalist accumulation: features in Latin America. Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 33 (4), 402-416. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02255189.2012.745394
  • Borras, S.M., Franco, J.C., Gomez, S., Kay, C. & Spoor, M. (2012). Land grabbing in Latin America and the Caribbean. Journal of Peasant Studies, 39 (3-4), 845-872. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2012.679931
  • White, B.N.F., Borras, S.M., Hall, R., Scoones, I. & Wolford, W. (2012). The new enclosures: critical perspectives on corporate land deals. Journal of Peasant Studies, 39 (3-4), 619-647. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2012.691879
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2012). Global land grabbing and trajectories of agrarian change: a preliminary analysis. Journal of Agrarian Change, 12 (1), 34-59. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-0366.2011.00339.x
  • Borras, S.M., Fig, D. & Monsalve, S. (2011). The politics of mega land-water deals insights from the ProCana agrofuel case, Mozambique. Review of African Political Economy, 38 (128), 215-234.
  • Vellema, S., Borras, S.M. & Lara, F. (2011). The agrarian roots of contemporary violent conflict in Mindanao, Southern Philippines. Journal of Agrarian Change, 11 (3), 298-320.
  • Borras, S.M., Hall, R., Scoones, I., White, B.N.F. & Wolford, W. (2011). Towards a better understanding of global land grabbing: an editorial introduction. Journal of Peasant Studies, 38 (2), 209-216.
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2010). Codes de bonne conduite: une réponse à l¿accaparement des terres ? Alternatives Sud, 16 (1).
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2010). From threat to opportunity? Problems with the idea of a ¿code of conduct¿ for land-grabbing. Yale Human Rights & Development Law Journal, XIII (II), 507-523.
  • Borras, S.M. (2010). The Politics of Transnational Agrarian Movements. Development and Change, 41 (5), 771-803.
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2010). Contemporary Discourses in and Contestations around Pro-Poor Land Policies and Land Governance. Journal of Agrarian Change, 10 (1), 1-32.
  • Borras, S.M. (2008). La Via Campesina and its Global Campaign for Agrarian Reform. Journal of Agrarian Change, 8 (2/3), 258-289.
  • Borras, S.M. & Ross, E.B (2007). Land Rights, Conflict and Violence. History of European Ideas, 19 (1), 1-4. doi: 10.1080/10402650601181915
  • Borras, S.M. (2007). Free Market, Export-led Development Strategy and its Impact on Rural Livelihoods, Poverty and Inequality: The Philippine Experience seen from a Southeast Asian Perspective. Review of International Political Economy, 14 (1), 143-175. doi: 10.1080/09692290601081426
  • Franco, J.C. & Borras, S.M. (2007). Struggles Over Land Resources in the Philippines. History of European Ideas, 19 (1), 67-75. doi: 10.1080/10402650601181923
  • Borras, S.M. (2006). The Philippine Land Reform in Comparative Perspective: Conceptual and Methodological Implications. Journal of Agrarian Change, 6 (1), 69-101.
  • Borras, S.M. (2006). Redistributive Land Reform in Public (Forest) Lands? Rethinking Theory and Practice with Evidence from the Philippines. Progress in Development Studies, 6 (2), 123-145.
  • Borras, S.M. (2005). Can Redistributive Reform be Achieved via Market-Based Land Transfer Schemes?: Evidence and Lessons from the Philippines. Journal of Development Studies, 41 (1), 90-134.
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2005). Struggles for Land and Livelihood: Redistributive Reform in Philippine Agribusiness Plantations. Critical Asian Studies, 37 (3), 331-361.
  • Borras, S.M. (2004). Valstrik voor Echte Herverdeling: Landhervorming en de Vrije Markt,. Tambuli Filipijnenmagazine, 10 (4), 4.
  • Borras, S.M. (2003). Inclusion-Exclusion in Public Policies and Policy Analyses: The Case of Philippine Land Reform, 1972-2002. Journal of International Development, 15, 1049-1065.
  • Borras, S.M. (2003). Questioning Market-Led Agrarian Reform: Experiences from Brazil, Colombia and South Africa. Journal of Agrarian Change, 3 (3), 367-394.
  • Borras, S.M. (2003). Questioning the Pro-Market Critique of State-Led Agrarian Reforms. European Journal of Development Research, 15 (2), 109-132.
  • Borras, S.M. (2002). Land Reform ¿ Stuck in the Mud: CARP in its 14th Year. IPD Political Brief, 10 (3), 1-27.
  • Borras, S.M. (2002). Towards a Better Understanding of the Market-led Agrarian Reform in Theory and Practice: Focusing on the Brazilian Case. Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives, 2002 (1), 33-50.
  • Borras, S.M. (2002). Problems and Prospects of Redistributive Land Reform in Mindanao, 1972-2002. Mindanao Focus Journal, 2002 (1), 45.
  • Borras, S.M. (2002). La Reforme Agraire Assistee par le Marche: Les Cas du Bresil, de L¿Afrique du Sud et de la Colombie et Leurs Implications pour les Philippines. Alternatives Sud, IX (2), 119-184.
  • Borras, S.M. (2001). State-Society Relations in Land Reform Implementation in the Philippines. Development and Change, 32 (3), 545-575.
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (1999). A Critical Analysis of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program CARP. Philippine International Review, 1 (1), 3-10.
  • Borras, S.M. (1999). The World According to CARP: Agrarian Reform Under the Morales DAR. IPD Political Brief, 7 (2), 1.
  • Borras, S.M. (1998). The Politics of CARP Implementation Process. IPD Political Brief, 6 (3).
  • Borras, S.M. & Quiambao, M. (1998). The Difficult Challenge of Agrarian Reform, Rural Development and Democratization in Banana Plantations. Conjuncture, 10 (4), 8-10.
  • Edelman, M. & Borras, S.M. (2016). Political Dynamics of Transnational Agrarian Movements (Agrarian Change and Peasant Studies Series, 5). Halifax: Fernwood.
  • Borras, S.M. (2008). Competing Views and Strategies on Agrarian Reform ¿ volume 1: International Perspective. Honolulu, Manila: University of Hawaii Press, Ateneo de Manila University Press. Winner, National Book Award (Social Sciences), Philippines, 2009.
  • Borras, S.M. (2008). Competing Views and Strategies on Agrarian Reform ¿ volume 2: Philippine Perspective. Honolulu, Manila: University of Hawaii Press, Ateneo de Manila University Press. Winner, National Book Award (Social Sciences), Philippines, 2009.
  • Borras, S.M. (2007). Pro-Poor Land Reform: A Critique. Ottawa, Canada: University of Ottawa Press.
  • Borras, S.M. (2005). La Via Campesina: Potret Gerakan Tani Transnasional. Bandung: Garis Pergarakan.
  • Borras, S.M. (1999). The Bibingka Strategy in land Reform Implementation: Autonomous Peasant Movements and State Reformists in the Philippines. Manila: Institute for Popular Democracy.
  • Borras, S.M., Spoor, M. & Veltmeyer, H. (2017). Foreword. In Agrarian change, migration and development (pp. ix-xi). Halifax: Fernwood.
  • Edelman, M., Weis, T., Baviskar, A., Borras, S.M., Holt-Gimenez, E., Kandiyoti, D. & Wolford, W. (2016). Introduction: critical perspectives on food sovereignty. In M. Edelman (Ed.), Critical Perspectives on Food Sovereignty. Global Agrarian Transformations, Vol. 2 (Critical Agrarian Studies) (pp. 1-21). London: Routledge.
  • Wang, C., Borras, S.M. & Hunsberger, C. (2016). Contemporary Agrarian Transformation and Rural Development: Large-Scale Land Investments and the Question of Labour. In A. Black (Ed.), Towards Employment-Intensive Growth in South Africa (pp. 156-176). Cape Town: University of Cape Town (UCT) Press.
  • Edelman, M., Oya, C. & Borras, S.M. (2015). Global Land Grabs: Historical Processes, Theoretical and Methodological Implications and Current Trajectories. In M. Edelman, C. Oya & S.M. Borras (Eds.), Global Land Grabs: History, Theory and Method (Thirdworlds) (pp. 1-15). London: Routledge.
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2015). Food, Justice, and Land. In R.J. Herring (Ed.), Oxford Handbook on Food, Politics and Society (pp. 253-272). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Borras, S.M., Spoor, M. & Veltmeyer, H. (2015). Series editors' foreword. In I. Scoones (Ed.), Sustainable Livelihoods and Rural Development (Agrarian Change and Peasant Studies series, 4) (pp. xiii-xv). Halifax, Winnipeg: Fernwood.
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2015). Global Land Grabbing and Political Reactions 'From Below'. In M Edelman, C Oya & S.M. Borras (Eds.), Global Land Grabs: History, Theory and Method (Thirdworlds) (pp. 207-232). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2014). From Threat to Opportunity? Problems with Codes of Conduct for Land Grabbing. In N Lambek, P Claeys & A Wong (Eds.), Rethinking Food Systems: structural challenges, new strategies and the law (pp. 147-162). Springer.
  • Margulis, M., McKeon, N. & Borras, S.M. (2014). Introduction: Land Grabbing and Global Governance: Critical Perspectives. In M. Margulis, N. McKeon & S.M. Borras (Eds.), Land grabbing and Global governance (Rethinking Globalizations) (pp. 1-24). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Borras, S.M., Franco, J. C., Kay, C. & Spoor, M. (2014). Land grabbing in Latin America and the Caribbean, viewed from a broader international perspective. In S. Gómez (Ed.), The Land Market in Latin America and the Caribbean: Concentration and Foreignization (pp. 21-58). Santiago: FAO.
  • Mckay, B., Alonso Fradejas, A., Wang, C. & Borras, S.M. (2014). Contested Land Politics and Trajectories of Agrarian Change within an Emergent World Agro-commodity Regime: Insights from the BRICS and the Periphery. In W.D. Schanbacher (Ed.), The Global Food System: Issues and Solutions (pp. 211-242). Santa Barbara, California: Praeger.
  • Hunsberger, C., Borras, S.M., Franco, J.C. & Wang, C. (2014). Large-Scale Land Transactions: Actors, Agency, Interactions. In K.C. Seto & A. Reenberg (Eds.), Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era (Strüngmann Forum Reports) (pp. 201-216). MA., USA: MIT Press.
  • White, B.N.F., Borras, S.M. & Hall, R. (2014). Land Reform. In V. Desai (Ed.), Companion to Development Studies (pp. 260-265). London: Routledge.
  • Borras, S.M., Franco, J.C. & Wang, C. (2014). The Challenge of Global Governance of Land Grabbing: Changing International Agricultural Context and Competing Political Views and Strategies. In M.E. Margulis, N. McKeon & S.M. Borras (Eds.), Land grabbing and Global governance (Rethinking Globalizations) (pp. 161-180). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • White, B.N.F., Borras, S.M. & Hall, R. (2014). Land Reform. In B. Currie-Alder (Ed.), International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects (pp. 479-494). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Borras, S.M., Spoor, M. & Veltmeyer, H. (2013). Preface. In P. McMichael (Ed.), Food Regimes and Agrarian Questions (Agrarian Change and Peasant Studies) (pp. xi-xii). Halifax, Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing.
  • Borras, S.M., Spoor, M. & Veltmeyer, H. (2013). Preface. In J.D. van der Ploeg (Ed.), Peasants and the Art of Farming: A Chayanovian Approach (Agrarian Change and Peasant Studies Series) (pp. ix-x). Halifax, Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing.
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2013). Philippines: antecedents et defis des mouvements paysans contemporains. In L. Deccourt (Ed.), Etat des resistances dans le Sud: Les mouvements paysans (Alternatives Sud, Volume 20-2013/4) (pp. 205-213). Paris: Centre Trocontinental et Editions Syllepse.
  • Borras, S.M., Franco, J.C. & Wang, C. (2013). The Challenge of Global Governance of Land Grabbing: Changing International Agricultural Context and Competing Political Views and Strategies. In M Margulis, N McKeon & S.M. Borras (Eds.), Land Grabbing and Global Governance (pp. 161-180). London and New York: Routledge.
  • Borras, S.M., Franco, J.C., Gomez, S., Kay, C. & Spoor, M. (2013). Land grabbing in Latin America and the Caribbean. In B. White, S.M. Borras, R. Hall, I. Scoones & W. Wolford (Eds.), The New Enclosures: Critical Perspectives on Corporate Land Deals (pp. 227-254). London, New York: Routledge.
  • Margulis, M., McKeon, N. & Borras, S.M. (2013). Introduction: Land Grabbing and Global Governance: Critical Perspectives. In M Margulis, N Mckeon & S.M. Borras (Eds.), Land Grabbing and Global Governance (Rethinking Globalizations, 37) (pp. 1-24). London and New York: Routledge.
  • Borras, S.M., Franco, J.C., Kay, C. & Spoor, M. (2013). El acaparamiento de tierras en América Latina y el Caribe visto desde una perspectiva internacional más amplia. In F. Soto Baquero & S. Gómez (Eds.), Reflexiones sobre la concentracion y extranjerizacion de la tierra en America Latina y el Caribe (pp. 15-68). Santiago, Chile: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
  • Wolford, W., Borras, S.M., Hall, R., Scoones, I. & White, B.N.F. (2013). Governing Global Land Deals: The Role of the State in the Rush for Land. In Wendy Wolford et al. (Ed.), Governing Global Land Deals: The Role of the State in the Rush for Land (pp. 1-22). UK: Wiley Blackwell.
  • Borras, S.M. (2013). Foreword. In O Pye & J Bhattacharya (Eds.), The Palm Oil Controversy in Southeast Asia: A Transnational Perspective (pp. vii-xii). Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
  • Ploeg, J.D. van der, Franco, J.C. & Borras, S.M. (2013). Land concentration, land grabbing and people’s struggles in Europe: an overview. In J.C. Franco & S.M. Borras (Eds.), Land concentration, land grabbing and people’s struggles in Europe (pp. 1-24). Amsterdam: Transnational Institute.
  • Borras, S.M., Franco, J.C., Gomez, G.M., Kay, C. & Spoor, M. (2013). Land grabbing in Latin America and the Caribbean. In B. White, S.M. Borras, R. Hall, I. Scoone & W. Wolford (Eds.), The new enclosures: critical perspectives on corporate land deals. London: Routledge.
  • White, B.N.F., Borras, S.M., Hall, R., Scoones, I. & Wolford, W. (2013). The new enclosures: critical perspectives on corporate land deals. In B.N.F. White (Ed.), The new enclosures: critical perspectives on corporate land deals. London: Routledge.
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2012). Land Use. In H.K. Anheier & M. Juergensmeyer (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Global Studies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2011). Redistributing land in the Philippines: social movements and state reformers. In J. Gaventa & R. McGee (Eds.), Citizen Action and National Policy Making Change Happen (pp. 69-88). London: Zed.
  • Borras, S.M. (2011). Contemporary land policies and land struggles. In H. Veltmeyer (Ed.), The Critical Development Studies: Tools for Change (pp. 178-180). London: Pluto.
  • Borras, S.M., McMichael, P. & Scoones, I. (2011). The politics of biofuels and agrarian change: an introduction. In S.M. Borras, P. McMichael & I. Scoones (Eds.), The politics of biofuels, land and agrarian change (pp. 1-18). London: Routledge.
  • Borras, S.M. (2011). Políticas contemporáneas sobre tierra y luchas por la tierra. In H. Veltmeyer (Ed.), Herramientas para el cambio: Manual para los estudios críticos del desarrollo (pp. 259-261). La Paz, Bolivia: Postgrado en Ciencias del Desarrollo Universidad Mayor de San Andrés; Plural Editores.
  • Borras, S.M. (2010). Transnational Agrarian Movements Campaigning for Land and Citizenship Rights. In J. Gaventa & R. Tandon (Eds.), Globalizing citizens the new dynamics of inclusion and exclusion. London: Zed.
  • Borras, S.M., Edelman, M. & Kay, C. (2010). Gerakan-gerakan agraria transnasional: Asal-Muasal, Politik, Kampanye dan Pengaruhnya. In S.M. Borras, M. Edelman & C. Kay (Eds.), Gerakan-Gerakan Agraria Transnasional. Yogyakarta: STPN Press.
  • Borras, S.M., Kay, C. & Akram-Lodhi, A.H. (2007). Agrarian Reform and Rural Development: Historical Overview and Current Issues. In A.H. Akram-Lodhi, S.M. Borras & C. Kay (Eds.), Land, poverty and livelihoods in an era of globalization : perspectives from developing and transition countries (pp. 1-40). London: Routledge.
  • Borras, S.M., Carranza, D. & Reyes, R. (2007). Land, poverty and state-society interaction in the Philippines. In A.H. Akram-Lodhi, S.M. Borras & C. Kay (Eds.), Land, poverty and livelihoods in an era of globalization : perspectives from developing and transition countries (pp. 119-151). London: Routledge.
  • Akram-Lodhi, A.H., Borras, S.M. & Kay, C. (2007). Neoliberal globalization, land and poverty: implications for public action. In A.H. Akram-Lodhi, S.M. Borras & C. Kay (Eds.), Land, poverty and livelihoods in an era of globalization : perspectives from developing and transition countries (pp. 383-398). London: Routledge.
  • Borras, S.M. (2006). Integración regional y competencia en el sureste asiático; persistente pobreza y desigualdad en Filipinas: consideraciones desde el campo. In M. Spoor & S. Golden (Eds.), Regionalismo y desarrollo en asia: procesos, modelos y tendencias (pp. 133-165). Barcelona: CIDOB with Ediciones Bellatera.
  • Borras, S.M. (2006). The Underlying Assumptions, Theory, and Practice of Neoliberal Land Policies. In P. Rosset, R. Patel & M. Courville (Eds.), Promised Land: Competing Visions of Agrarian Reform (pp. 99-128). Oakland: Food First Books.
  • Borras, S.M. (2006). É possível implementar a reforma redistributiva através de esquemas de transferência voluntária de terra com base no mercado? Evidências e lições das Filipinas. In S. Sauer & J.M. Mendes Pereira (Eds.), Capturando a terra: Banco Mundial, políticas neoliberais e reforma agrária de mercado (pp. 131-167). Sao Paulo: Editora Expressão Popular.
  • Borras, S.M. (2005). Markets, Land Redistribution and Rural Social Movements in the Philippines. In K.B. Ghimire (Ed.), Civil society and the market question : dynamics of rural development and popular mobilization (pp. 227-270). New York: Macmillan/Palgrave Press.
  • Franco, J.C. & Borras, S.M. (2005). Editors' Introduction : Changing Patterns in Peasant Mobilizations for Land and Democracy. In J.C. Franco & S.M. Borras (Eds.), On just grounds : struggling for agrarian justice and citizenship rights in the rural Philippines (pp. 1-44). Amsterdam: Transnational Institute (TNI).
  • Franco, J.C. & Borras, S.M. (2005). Perubahan Pola-pola Mobilisasi Petani untuk Tanah dan Demokrasi di Filipina. In N. Fauzi (Ed.), Gerakan-gerakan Rakyat Dunia Ketiga (pp. 227-276). Yogyakarta: Resistbook.
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2005). Conclusion : Current Dilemmas and Challenges. In J.C. Franco & S.M. Borras (Eds.), On just grounds : struggling for agrarian justice and citizenship rights in the rural Philippines (pp. 263-302). Amsterdam: Transnational Institute (TNI).
  • Borras, S.M. (2001). Agrarian Reform in the Philippines: Relatively Vibrant Land Redistribution Amidst Less-Than-Dynamic Agricultural Transformation. In H. Morales & J. Putzel (Eds.), Power in the Village: Agrarian Reform, Rural Politics, Institutional Change and Globalization (pp. 245-322). Manila: University of the Philippines Press.
  • Borras, S.M., McMichael, P. & Scoones, I. (Eds.). (2011). Biofuels, Land and Agrarian Change. London: Routledge.
  • Borras, S.M., McMichael, P. & Scoones, I. (Eds.). (2011). The politics of biofuels, land and agrarian change. London: Routledge.
  • Borras, S.M., Edelman, M., Kay, C., Yunuardy, D. & Septianty, V.T. (Eds.). (2010). Gerakan-gerakan agraria transnasional. Yogyakarta: STPN Press.
  • Borras, S.M. (Ed.). (2009). Critical Perspectives in Rural Development Studies (Critical Agrarian Studies). London: Routledge.
  • Borras, S.M., Lahiff, E. & Kay, C. (Eds.). (2008). Market-Led Agrarian Reform: Critical Reflections on Neoliberal Land Policies and the Rural Poor. London: Routledge.
  • Borras, S.M., Edelman, M. & Kay, C. (Eds.). (2008). Transnational Agrarian Movements Confronting Globalization. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Akram-Lodhi, H., Borras, S.M. & Kay, C. (Eds.). (2007). Land, Poverty and Livelihoods in an Era of Globalization: perspectives from developing and transition countries. London: Routledge.
  • Franco, J.C. & Borras, S.M. (Eds.). (2005). On Just Grounds: Struggling for Agrarian Justice and Citizenship Rights in the Rural Philippines. Amsterdam: Transnational Institute (TNI), in collaboration with Institute for Popular Democracy (IPD), Manila.
  • Borras, S.M. (2004). Book Reviews [Bespreking van de boeken Current Land Policy in Latin America: Regulating Land Tenure under Neo-Liberalism & Land and Sustainable Livelihood in Latin America]. Development and Change, 35, 1095-1097.
  • Borras, S.M., Kay, C., Gomez, S. & Wilkinson, J. (Eds.). (2012) Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 33(4).
  • Hunsberger, C., Corbera, E., Borras, S.M., De la Rosa, R., Eang, V., Franco, J. C., Herre, R., Sai Sam Kham, ., Park, C, Pred, D., Heng Sokheng, ., Spoor, M., Shwe Thein, ., Kyaw Thu, ., Ratha Thuon, ., Vaddhanaphuti, C., Woods, K. & Work, C. (2015). Land-based climate change mitigation, land grabbing and conflict: understanding intersection and linkages, exploring actions for change. (Preprints, MOSAIC Working Papers, no 1). The Hague; Chiang Mai (Thailand): International Institute of Social Studies (ISS); Chiang Mai University.
  • Borras, S.M., Franco, J.C. & Wang, C. (2012). Tendencias políticas en disputa para la gobernanza global del acaparamiento de tierras. (Extern rapport). Amsterdam: Transnational Institute.
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2012). ¿La `soberanía de la tierra¿ como alternativa? Hacia un contracercamiento de los pueblos. (Extern rapport). Amsterdam: Transnational Institute.
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2012). A `Land Sovereignty¿ Alternative? Towards a Peoples¿ Counter-Enclosure. (Extern rapport). Amsterdam: Transnational Institute.
  • Toulmin, C., Bindraban, P., Borras, S.M., Mwangi, E. & Sauer, S. (2011). Land tenure and international investments in agriculture: a report by the FAO High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition. (Extern rapport, HLPE Report, no 2). Rome: FAO.
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2011). Political Dynamics of Land-grabbing in Southeast Asia: Understanding Europe¿s Role. (Extern rapport). Amsterdam: Transnational Institute.
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2011). Land, conflict and the challenge of pro-poor peace-building: critical issues for discussion. Bonn: Working Group on Peace and Development (FriEnt).
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2009). Transnational Agrarian Movements Campaigning for Land and Citizenship Rights. (Preprints). Brighton, Sussex, UK: IDS Working Paper No. 323, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.
  • Borras, S.M. (2006). Land, Empowerment and the Rural Poor: Challenges to Civil Society and Development Agencies. Rome: IFAD.
  • Borras, S.M. & McKinley, T. (2006). The Unresolved Land Reform Debate: Beyond the State-Led and Market-Led Models (International Poverty Centre (IPC-UNDP) Policy Paper Series No. 2). Brasilia: International Poverty Centre of the UNDP.
  • Borras, S.M. & Gutierrez, E. (2004). The Moro Conflict: Landlessness and Misdirected State Policies. (unknown, East-West Center Washington Policy Studies Series, no 8). Washington DC: East-West Center Washington.
  • Borras, S.M. (2004). La Via Campesina: An Evolving Transnational Social Movement. (Extern rapport, TNI Briefing Series, no 6). Amsterdam: Transnational Institute (TNI).
  • Borras, S.M. (1999). Interrogating CARP Scope: Toward a Better Understanding of CARP's Land Redistribution and Acquisition Balance. (Extern rapport). Quezon City: U.N.FAO-SARC/TSARRD Programme; Office of the Secretary, Department of Agrarian Reform.
  • Borras, S.M. (1999). The Difficult Challenge of Agrarian Reform and Rural Development in Commercial Plantations. (Extern rapport). Quezon City: U.N.FAO-SARC/TSARRD Programme; Office of the Secretary, DAR; Project Development Institute (PDI).
  • Borras, S.M. (1998). The Difficult Challenge of Land Redistribution and Acquisition in Coconut Lands. (Extern rapport). Quezon City: U.N.FAO-SARC/TSARRD Programme; Office of the Secretary, DAR; Project Development Institute (PDI).
  • Borras, S.M. (1998). The Bibingka Strategy to Land Reform and Implementation: Autonomous Peasant Mobilisations and State Reformists in the Philippines. (unknown, ISS Working Papers, General Series, no 274). The Hague: ISS.
  • Borras, S.M.. Rethinking Redistributive Land Reform: Struggles for Land and Power in the Philippines. Maastricht (373 pag.) (Maastricht: Shaker Publishing). Prom./coprom.: .
  • Borras, S.M.. Rethinking redistributive land reform: land and power in the Philippines. ISS (Maastricht: Shaker Publishers). Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. B.N.F. White & prof.dr. C. Kay.
  • Borras, S.M., Franco, J.C., Hunsberger, C. & Wang, Chunyu (2012). State-capital alliance in contemporary land grabbing. Paper presented at the ‘Global Land Grabbing Conference II: Ithaca, NY (2012, oktober 17 - 2012, oktober 19).
  • Wang, Chunyu, Borras, S.M. & Hunsberger, C. (2012). Contemporary agrarian transformation and rural development: large-scale land investments and the question of labour. Paper for the University of Cape Town, South Africa, SANPAD Project Workshop: Cape Town.
  • Borras, S.M., Hunsberger, C., Franco, J. & Wang, Chunyu (2012). New actors and political agency: political interactions and the variable outcomes of large-scale land acquisitions. Paper presented at the Ernst Strüngmann Forum: Frankfurt (2012, september 23 - 2012, september 28).
  • Borras, S.M., Franco, J.C., Kay, C. & Spoor, M. (2011). Land grabbing in Latin America and the Caribbean viewed from broader international perspectives. Conference of Land Grabbing in Latin America and the Caribbean: Santiago, Chile (2011, november 14 - 2011, november 15).
  • Borras, S.M. & Franco, J.C. (2006). Rural Citizens Participation in National Policy Making and Implementation Process: The Case of Land Reform in the Philippines. Paper presented at the Workshop on Citizens Participation and National Policy Change: Johannesburg, South Africa (2006, november 01 - 2006, november 03).
  • Borras, S.M. (2005). Southeast Asian Regional Integration and Competition and the Persistent Poverty and Inequality in the Philippines: A View from the Countryside. Paper presented at the conference on 'Regionalismo y Desarrollo en Asia: Modelos, Tendencias y Procesos': Barcelona (2005, juli 04 - 2005, juli 05).
  • Borras, S.M., Kay, C. & Akram-Lodhi, A.H. (2005). Agrarian Reform and Rural Development: Historical Overview and Current Issues. Paper presented at the international conference on 'Land, Poverty and Public Action: Comparative Perspectives': The Hague, Netherlands (2006, januari 14 - 2006, januari 17).
  • Akram-Lodhi, A.H., Kay, C. & Borras, S.M. (2005). Land, Poverty and Public Action: Implications for the Agrarian Question in an Era of Globalization. Paper presented at the international conference on 'Land, Poverty and Public Action: Comparative Perspectives': The Hague (2006, januari 14 - 2006, januari 17).
  • Borras, S.M., Reyes, R. & Carranza, D. (2005). Land, Poverty and State-Society Relations in the Philippines. Paper presented at the international conference on 'Land, Poverty and Public Action: Comparative Perspectives': The Hague (2006, januari 14 - 2006, januari 17).
  • Borras, S.M. (2004). Questioning the Official CARP Land Distribution Accomplishment and Scope. Paper presented at a national forum in the University of the Philippines in February 2005: Manila.
  • Borras, S.M. (2001). The Divisive Impact of Market Friendly Land Transfer Schemes on Rural Social Movements: Experience from the Philippines. Paper commissioned by the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) for its research project on 'State, market, and civil society on rural development': Geneva.
  • Borras, S.M. (2001). Agrarian Reform, Rural Development and Democratization in the Philippines: Problems, Prospects and Challenges. Policy Paper commissioned by the Inter-Church Organization for Development and Cooperation (ICCO): Zeist.
  • Edelman, M., Scott, J.C., Baviskar, A., Borras, S.M., Kandiyoti, D., Holt-Gimenez, E., Weis, T. & Wolford, W. (Eds.). (2016). Critical Perspectives on Food Sovereignty (Global Agrarian Transformations, 2). London: Routledge.
  • Edelman, M., Oya, C. & Borras, S.M. (Eds.). (2015). Global Land Grabs: History, Theory and Method (ThirdWorlds). London: Routledge.
  • Margulis, M., McKeon, N. & Borras, S.M. (Eds.). (2014). Land Grabbing and Global Governance (Rethinking Globalizations). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
  • Franco, J.C. & Borras, S.M. (Eds.). (2013). Land grabbing, land concentration and people’s resistance in Europe. Amsterdam: Transnational Institute.
  • Wolford, W., Borras, S.M., Hall, R., Scoones, I. & White, B.N.F. (Eds.). (2013). Development and Change special issue Vol. 44, No. 2: Governing Global Land Deals: The Role of the State in the Rush for Land. The Hague: International Institute of Social Studies (ISS).
  • Borras, S.M., Margulis, M.E. & McKeon, N. (Eds.). (2013). Land grabbing and global governance. London: Routledge.
  • Margulis, M., McKeon, N. & Borras, S.M. (Eds.). (2013). Land grabbing and global governance. London: Globalizations journal special issue.
  • Borras, S.M., Wolford, W., Hall, R., Scoones, I. & White, B.N.F. (Eds.). (2013). Governing Global Land Deals: The Role of the State in the Rush for Land. UK: Wiley Blackwell.
  • White, B.N.F., Borras, S.M., Hall, R., Scoones, I. & Wolford, W. (Eds.). (2013). The political economy of contemporary corporate land deals. London: Routledge.
  • Edelman, M., Oya, C. & Borras, S.M. (Eds.). (2014) Third World Quarterly, 34(9).
  • Edelman, M., Scott, J.C., Baviskar, A., Borras, S.M., Kandiyoti, D., Holt-Gimenez, E., Weis, T. & Wolford, W. (Eds.). (2014) Journal of Peasant Studies, 41(6).

Political Economy/Ecology of A and E

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Politics of Agrarian Transformation

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Politics of Agrarian Transformation

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Politics of Agrarian Transformation

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Political Economy of the Global Food

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Political Economy/Ecology of A and E

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Canadian Journal of Development Studies

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Journal of Agrarian Change

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Alternatives Sud

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Land Deal Politics Initiatives (LDPI), www.iss.nl/ldpi

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Routledge-ISS Book Series on Rural Livelihoods

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Routledge Critical Agrarian Studies Book Series

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ICAS (Fernwoood) Book Series: Agrarian Change and Peasant Studies

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BRICS Initiatives for Critical Agararian Studies (BICAS)

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University Erasmus University Rotterdam
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University College of Humanities and Development Studies
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University Journal of Peasant Studies
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