Publication list

Books

2019
Green Capital Accumulation: Business and Sustainability Management in a World of Global Value Chains, Zed Books: London and New York (forthcoming)
2019
Handbook of Global Value Chains, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham – co-editor with Gary Gereffi and Gale Rej-Reichert (forthcoming)
2017
The Green Economy in the Global South, Routledge: London and New York – co-editor with Daniel Brockington
2014
New Actors and Alliances in Development, Routledge: London and New York – co-editor with Lisa Ann Richey
2011
Brand Aid: Shopping Well to Save the World, University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis – co-author with Lisa Ann Richey
2011
Governing through Standards: Origins, Drivers and Limitations, Palgrave MacMillan: London and New York – co-editor with Peter Gibbon and Jakob Vestergaard
2010
Global Agro-food Trade and Standards: Challenges for Africa, Palgrave MacMillan: London and New York – co-editor with Peter Gibbon and Evelyne Lazaro
2005
Trading Down: Africa, Value Chains and the Global Economy, Temple University Press:  Philadelphia – co-author with Peter Gibbon
2005
The Coffee Paradox:Global Markets, Commodity Trade and the Elusive Promise of Development, Zed Books: London and New York – co-author with Benoit Daviron
2002
Farmers and Markets in Tanzania: How Market Reforms Affect Rural Livelihoods in Africa, James Currey, Heinemann and Mkuki na Nyota: Oxford, Portsmouth NH, and Dar es Salaam

Articles

2019

“Private Authority and Public Policy in the Global South: Decentralization, Delegation and Securitization in Governance Spheres of Conservation,” Regulation & Governance, under review – with Christine Noe and Asubisye Mwamfupe (1st author)

2019

“The Factory Manager Dilemma: Purchasing Practices and Environmental Upgrading in Apparel Global Value Chains,” Environment and Planning A, under review – with Mahwish Khan and Peter Lund-Thomsen (3rd author)

2019

“Power in Global Value Chains,” Review of International Political Economy, under review – with Mark Dallas and Tim Sturgeon (2nd author)

2019

From Pyramid to Pointed Egg? A Twenty-year Perspective on Poverty, Prosperity and Rural Transformation in Tanzania,” African Affairs, under review – with Dan Brockington (1st author)

2019

“The Evolution of Power in the Global Coffee Value Chain,” Journal of Economic Geography, under review – with Janina Grabs (2nd author)

2019

 “Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives for Sustainability: A Cross-Disciplinary Review and Research Agenda,” Business Ethics Quarterly, forthcoming – with Frank de Bakker and Andreas Rasche (3rd author)

2019

“Green Capital Accumulation: Business and Sustainability Management in a World of Global Value Chains,” New Political Economy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13563467.2019.1581152 (sole author)

2018

“Public Orchestration, Social Networks and Transnational Environmental Governance: Lessons from the Aviation Industry,” Regulation & Governance, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 23-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rego.12151 – with Lasse Folke Henriksen (2nd author)

2018

“Environmental Upgrading in Global Value Chains: The Role of Ports in the Greening of Maritime Transport,” Geoforum, Vol. 89, pp. 83-95 – with René Taudal Poulsen and Henrik Sornn-Friese (2nd author) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2018.01.011

2018

“From Smiling to Smirking? 3D Printing, Upgrading and the Restructuring of Global Value Chains,” Global Networks, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 57-80 – with Märtha Rehnberg (2nd author) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/glob.12166/full

2018

Book review, Varietals of Capitalism: A Political Economy of the Changing Wine Industry, by Xabier Itçaina, Antoine Roger and Andy Smith (2016) Cornell University Press: Ithaca and London. Review of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Studies, https://doi.org/10.1007/s41130-017-0059-0

2017

Book review, Neoliberal Moral Economy: Capitalism, Socio-Cultural Change and Fraud in Uganda, by Jörg Wiegratz (2016) Rowman & Littlefield, London and New York. Review of African Political Economy, Vol. 44, No. 154, pp. 683-684.https://doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2017.1407507  

2017

“Least-Developed Countries in a World of Global Value Chains: Are WTO Negotiations Helping?” World Development, Vol. 94, pp. 366-374 – with Daniel Flentø (2nd author) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2017.01.020

2016

“Buyer-driven Greening? Cargo-owners and Environmental Upgrading in Maritime Shipping,” Geoforum, Vol. 68, pp. 57-68 – with Jane Lister and René Taudal Poulsen (2nd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2015.11.018

2016

“Convention theory in the Anglophone agro-food literature: Past, present and future,” Journal of Rural Studies, Vol. 44, pp. 12-23 (sole author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2015.12.019

2015

“The Green Economy in the Global South: Experiences, Resistance and Redistributions,” Third World Quarterly, Vol. 36, No. 12, pp. 2197-2206 – with Daniel Brockington (2nd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2015.1086639  

2015

“Assembling Sustainable Territories: Space, Subjects, Objects and Expertise in Seafood Certification,” Environment and Planning A, Vol. 47, pp. 1-27 – with Peter Vandergeest and Simon Bush (2nd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0308518X15599297

2015

“Orchestrating Transnational Environmental Governance in Maritime Shipping,” Global Environmental Change, Vol. 34, pp. 185-195 – with Jane Lister and René Taudal Poulsen (3rdauthor); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2015.06.011

2015

“Transforming Quality Regimes: A Regulation Theory Reading of Fair Trade Wine in Argentina,” Journal of Rural Studies, Vol. 38, pp. 65–76 – with Juan Ignacio Staricco (2nd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2015.02.002

2015

“Biofuel Sustainability and the Formation of Transnational Hybrid Governance,” Environmental Politics, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 96-114 – with Carsten Daugbjerg (1st author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09644016.2014.954776

2014

“Explaining Governance in Global Value Chains: A Modular Theory-building Effort,” Review of International Political Economy, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 195-223 – with Tim Sturgeon (1st author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09692290.2013.809596

2014

“What Shapes Food Value Chains? Lessons from Aquaculture in Asia,” Food Policy, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 228-240 – with Karen Sau Jespersen, Ingrid Kelling and Froukje Kruijssen (3rd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2014.08.004

2014

“The Blue Revolution in Asia: Upgrading and Governance in Aquaculture Value Chains,” World Development, Vol. 64, pp. 52–64 – with Ingrid Kelling, Karen Sau Jespersen and Froukje Kruijssen (1st author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.05.022

2014

“‘Sustainable’ Biofuels in the Global South,” Geoforum, Vol. 54, pp. 243-247 – with Carol Hunsberger (2nd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2014.02.005

2014

“‘Roundtabling’ Sustainability: Lessons from the Biofuel Industry,” Geoforum, Vol. 54, pp. 261-271 (sole author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2013.07.008

2014

“Guest Editorial: The Imaginaries and Governance of ‘Biofueled Futures’,” Environment and Planning A, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 271-279 – with Kean Birch (1st author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1068/a46296

2014

“The Evolutionary Dynamics of Biofuel Value Chains: From Unipolar and Government-Driven to Multipolar Governance,” Environment and Planning A, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 353-372 (sole author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1068/a46112

2014

“New Actors and Alliances in Development,” Third World Quarterly, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 1-21 – with Lisa Ann Richey (2nd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2014.868979

2014

“Buying into Development: Brand Aid Forms of Cause-Related Marketing,” Third World Quarterly, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 65-87 – with Lisa Ann Richey (1st author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2014.868985

2014

“Multinational Firms and the Management of International Networks: The Contribution of Studies on Global Value Chains,” Advances in International Management, Vol. 27, pp. 467-490 – with Valentina de Marchi and Eleonora di Maria (3rd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S1571-502720140000027009

2014

Book review, Global Rivalries: Standards Wars and the Transnational Cotton Trade, by Amy Quark. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Journal of World-Systems Research, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 152-154. 

2013

“Certify Sustainable Aquaculture?” Science, 9 September 2013, Vol. 341, No. 6150, pp. 1067-1068 – with Simon Bush, Ben Belton, Derek Hall, Peter Vandergeest, Francis Murray, Peter Oosterveer, Md Saidul Islam, Arthur Mol, Maki Hatanaka, Froukje Kruijssen, Tran Thi Thu Ha, David C. Little and Rini Kusumawati (6th author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1237314

2013

“Voluntary Standards and the Governance of Sustainability Networks”, Global Networks, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 459-477 – with Emmanuelle Cheyns (1st author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/glob.12011

2013

“The Greening of Global Value Chains: Insights from the Furniture Industry,” Competition and Change, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 299-318 – with Valentina De Marchi and Eleonora Di Maria (3rdauthor); http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1024529413Z.00000000040

2013

“Challenges of Agro-food Standards Conformity: Lessons from East Africa and Policy Implications”, European Journal of Development Research, Vol. 25, pp. 408-427 – with Simon Bolwig, Lone Riisgaard and Peter Gibbon (4th author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/ejdr.2013.8

2013

“Introduction”, contribution to the IPS Forum “Brand Aid and the International Political Economy and Sociology of North-South Relations”, International Political Sociology, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 92-113 – with Lisa Ann Richey (2nd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ips.12011_1

2013

“Brand Aid: Values, Consumption and Celebrity Mediation”, contribution to the IPS Forum “Brand Aid and the International Political Economy and Sociology of North-South Relations”, International Political Sociology, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 92-113 – with Lisa Ann Richey (2nd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ips.12011_8

2013

Book review, Standards: Recipes for Reality, by Lawrence Busch. Cambridge, MA and London: MIT Press. Journal of Agrarian Change, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 462-464; http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-0366.2013.00378.x

2012

“Introduction”, contribution to the debate forum “Brand Africa: Multiple Transitions in Global Capitalism”, Review of African Political Economy – with Lisa Ann Richey (2nd author), Vol. 39, No. 131, pp. 135-6; http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2012.658644

2012

“Brand Aid and Africa”, contribution to the debate forum “Brand Africa: Multiple Transitions in Global Capitalism”, Review of African Political Economy – with Lisa Ann Richey (2nd author), Vol. 39, No. 131, pp. 136-7; http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2012.658644

2012

“Conclusions and a Future Research Agenda”, contribution to the debate forum “Brand Africa: Multiple Transitions in Global Capitalism”, Review of African Political Economy – with Lisa Ann Richey (2nd author), Vol. 39, No. 131, pp. 149-50; http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2012.658644

2012

“The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Making of a Market for ‘Sustainable Fish’”, Journal of Agrarian Change, Vol. 12, No. 2-3, pp. 300-315 (sole author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-0366.2011.00345.x

2011

“Product (RED): How Celebrities Push the Boundaries of ‘Causumerism’”, in the special issue of Environment and Planning A on “The (New) Borders of Consumption,” edited by Dwijen Rangnekar and John Wilkinson, Vol. 43, No.9, pp. 2060-2075 – with Lisa Ann Richey (1st author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1068/a44120

2010

“Integrating Poverty and Environmental Concerns into Value Chain Analysis: A Conceptual Framework,” Development Policy Review, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 173-94 – with Simon Bolwig, Andries du Toit, Lone Riisgaard and Niels Halberg (2rd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7679.2010.00480.x

2010

“Integrating Poverty and Environmental Concerns into Value Chain Analysis: A Strategic Framework and Practical Guide,” Development Policy Review, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp.195-216 – with Lone Riisgaard, Simon Bolwig, Andries du Toit, Niels Halberg and Frank Matose (3rd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7679.2010.00481.x

2009

“Which Way is ‘Up’ in Upgrading? Trajectories of Change in the Value Chain for South African Wine,” World Development, Vol. 37, No. 10, 1637-1650 – with Joachim Ewert (1st author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2009.03.008

2009

“Governing through Quality: Conventions and Supply Relations in the Value Chain for South African Wine,” Sociologia Ruralis, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 236-257 (sole author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9523.2009.00484.x

2009

“Bono’s Product (RED) Initiative: Corporate Social Responsibility that Solves the Problems of ‘Distant Others’”, Third World Quarterly, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 301-317 – with Lisa Ann Richey and Mike Baab (1st author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01436590802681074

2009

“From Fishery to Fork: Food Safety and Sustainability in the ‘Virtual’ Knowledge-Based Bio-Economy (KBBE),” Science as Culture, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 483-495 (sole author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09505430902873983

2009

Book review, Agri-Food Commodity Chains and Globalising Networks, by Christina Stringer and Richard Le Heron (eds). Aldershot and Burlington, VT: Ashgate. Economic Geography, Vol. 85, No. 4, pp. 483-484 (sole author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1944-8287.2009.01041.x

2008

“Governing Global Value Chains: An Introduction,” Economy and Society, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 315-338 – with Peter Gibbon and Jennifer Bair (3rd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03085140802172656

2008

“Global Value Chains: From Governance to Governmentality?” Economy and Society, Vol.  37, No. 3, pp. 365-392 – with Peter Gibbon (2nd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03085140802172680

2008

“Standard di qualità, convenzioni e governance delle catene globali del valore,” in V. Borghi and F. Chicchi (eds.) Le istituzioni dello sviluppo e lo sviluppo delle istituzioni, special issue of Sociologia del lavoro, Vol. 109, pp. 117-152, with Peter Gibbon (2nd author). 

“Deracializing Exploitation? ‘Black Economic Empowerment’ in the South African Wine Industry,” Journal of Agrarian Change 1(8): 6-32 – with Andries du Toit and Sandra Kruger (3rdauthor); http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-0366.2007.00161.x

2008

Book review, Global Governance of Food Production and Consumption: Issues and Challenges, by Peter Oosterveer. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar. Journal of Agrarian Change, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 162-164; http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-0366.2007.00166_7.x

2007

“‘Black Economic Empowerment’ (BEE), Business and the State in South Africa,” Development and Change, Vol. 38, No. 5, pp. 933-955 – with Simon Roberts and Lance van Sittert (1st author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7660.2007.00440.x

2007

“The Chimera of Redistribution in Post-apartheid South Africa: ‘Black Economic Empowerment’ (BEE) in Industrial Fisheries,” African Affairs, Vol. 106/424, pp. 437-462 – with Lance van Sittert (1st author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/afraf/adm019

2007

“Bans, Tests and Alchemy: Food Safety Regulation and the Uganda Fish Export Industry,” Agriculture and Human Values, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 179-193 (sole author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10460-006-9046-9

2007

“Swimming Upstream: Market Access for African Fish Exports in the Context of WTO and EU Negotiations and Regulation,” Development Policy Review, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 113-138 – with Jesper Raakjær and Liam Campling (1st author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7679.2007.00362.x

2007

“‘Darwin’s Nightmare’: A Critical Assessment”, Review of African Political Economy 113: 598-608 – with Thomas Molony and Lisa Ann Richey (2nd author).

2006

“The Integration of South African Fisheries in the Global Economy: Past, Present and Future,” Marine Policy, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 18-29 – with David Crosoer and Lance van Sittert (3rd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2005.06.013

2006

Book review, Of Global Concern: Rural Livelihood Dynamics and Natural Resource Governance, by Kjell Havnevik, Tekeste Negash and Atakilte Beyene (eds). Stockholm: SIDA, 2006. African Studies Review, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 192-193 (sole author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/arw.2005.0129

2005

“Standards as a New Form of Social Contract? Sustainability Initiatives in the Coffee Industry,” Food Policy, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 284-301 – with Daniele Giovannucci (2nd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2005.05.007

2005

 “Quality Standards, Conventions and the Governance of Global Value Chains,” Economy and Society, Vol. 34, No. 1. pp. 1-31 – with Peter Gibbon (1st author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0308514042000329315

2004

“The Politics of Ownership: Tanzanian Coffee Policy in the Age of Liberal Reformism,” African Affairs, Vol. 103/413, pp. 615-633 (sole author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/afraf/adh048

2002

“The ‘Latte Revolution’? Regulation, Markets and Consumption in the Global Coffee Chain,”World Development, Vol. 30, No. 7, pp. 1099-1122 (sole author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0305-750X(02)00032-3

2002

“Brewing a Bitter Cup? Deregulation, Quality and the Re-organization of Coffee Marketing in East Africa,” Journal of Agrarian Change, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 248-272 (sole author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1471-0366.00033

2002

“Reply to van Donge,” Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 313-320 (sole author); https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022278X02003932

2001

“Policy Reforms, Market Failures and Input Use in African Smallholder Agriculture,” European Journal of Development Research, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 1-29 (sole author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09578810108426778

2001

“Trapped in Decline? Reassessing Agrarian Change and Economic Diversification on the Uluguru Mountains, Tanzania,” Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 39, 1, pp. 81-100 (sole author); http://www.jstor.org/stable/3557291

2001

Book review of “Diversification and Accumulation in Rural Tanzania: Anthropological Perspectives on Village Economics” by Pekka Seppälä, Nordiska Afrikainstitutet: Uppsala, 1998. Africa, Vol. 71, No. 2, pp. 341-342; https://doi.org/10.3366/afr.2001.71.2.341

2000

“Global Commodity Chain Analysis and the French Filière Approach: Comparison and Critique,” Economy and Society, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 390-417 – with Philip Raikes and Michael Friis Jensen (3rd author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03085140050084589

2000

“From Social Negotiation to Contract: Shifting Strategies of Farm Labor Recruitment in Tanzania under Market Liberalization,” World Development, Vol. 28, No. 6, pp. 1017-1030 (sole author); http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0305-750X(00)00012-7

1998

“Fast Crops, Fast Cash: Market Liberalization and Rural Livelihoods in Songea and Morogoro Rural Districts, Tanzania,” Canadian Journal of African Studies, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 316-348 (sole author); http://www.jstor.org/stable/486152

1996

“Briefing: The 1995 Tanzania Union Elections,” Review of African Political Economy, No. 67, pp. 80-87 – with Lisa Ann Richey (2nd author); http://www.roape.org/pdf/6708.pdf

1995

“The World Bank and ‘Adjustment in Africa,’” Review of African Political Economy, No. 66, pp. 539-558 (sole author); http://www.jstor.org/stable/4006298

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