Jessica Duncan Selected Publications

Single-authored Books

  1. Duncan, J. Global Food Security Governance: Civil Society Participation in Committee on World Food Security. London: EarthScan Routledge

Co-edited Books

  1. Duncan, J., Carolan, M. and Wiskerke J.S.C. (eds). 2020.Handbook for Sustainable and Regenerative Food Systems. Routledge: Oxon.
  2. Duncan, J. and Bailey M. (eds). 2017. Sustainable Food Futures: Multidisciplinary solutions. Oxon: Routledge.
  3. Duncan, J.and Medina, F. X. (eds). 2010. Agri-Food Systems: Towards integrated and sustainable solutions. Barcelona: Editorial Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (In Catalan)

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Alene, G. Duncan, J. and Van Dijk, H. 2021. Development, Governmentality and the Sedentary State: The Productive Safety Net Programme in Ethiopia’s Somali Pastoral Periphery. Journal of Peasant Studies. DOI: 10.1080/03066150.2021.1945044
  2. Bisoffi, S. et al. 2021. COVID-19 and Sustainable Food Systems: What Should We Learn Before the Next Emergency. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems: Social movements, institutions and governance. 5: Article 650987(1-14) DOI: 3389/fsufs.2021.650987
  3. Contesse, M. Duncan, J. Legun, K. Klerx, L. 2021. Unravelling non-human agency in sustainability transitions. Technological Forecasting & Social Change. DOI: 10.1016/j.techfore.2021.120634
  4. Rossing, Walter, Kormelinck, A.G., Alliaume, F., Dogliotti, S. Duncan, J. et al. 2020. Transitioning to the safe and just space inside ‘the doughnut’ by means of agroecological niche food systems: insights from Chile and Uruguay. International Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources. 47(3) http://dx.doi.org/10.7764/ijanr.v47i3.2258
  5. Gaitán-Cremaschi, D., Klerkx, L., Duncan, J. et al. 2020. Sustainability transition pathways through ecological intensification: an assessment of vegetable food systems in Chile. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability. DOI 1080/14735903.2020.1722561
  6. Duncan, J., Levkoe, C. Z. Moragues-Faus, A. 2019. Envisioning New Horizons for the Political Economy of Sustainable Food Systems. IDS Bulletin. 50(2). DOI 10.19088/1968-2019.117
  7. Duncan, J. Claeys, P. et al. (2019) Scholar-activists in an expanding European food sovereignty movement. Journal of Peasant Studie DOI 10.1080/03066150.2019.1675646
  8. Claeys, P. & Duncan, J. (2019) Food sovereignty and convergence spaces. Political Geography. 75:102045. DOI 10.1016/j.polgeo.2019.102045
  9. van de Griend, J., Duncan, J. Wiskerke, JSC. 2019. How Civil Servants Frame Participation: Balancing Municipal Responsibility With Citizen Initiative in Ede’s Food Policy. Politics and Governance. 7:5 (59–67) DOI 10.17645/pag.v7i4.2078
  10. Gaitán-Cremaschi, D., Klerkx, L., Duncan, J. et al. (2019). Characterizing diversity of food systems in view of sustainability transitions. A review. Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 39: 1. DOI 10.1007/s13593-018-0550-2
  11. Duncan, J. & Claeys, P. (2018). Politicizing food security governance through participation: opportunities and opposition. Food Security. 10:6 (1411-1424) DOI 10.1007/s12571-018-0852-x
  12. Claeys, P. & Duncan, J. (2018) Do we need to categorize it? Reflections on constituencies and quotas as tools for negotiating difference in the global food sovereignty convergence space. Journal of Peasant Studies. 46:7 (1477-1498) DOI 10.1080/03066150.2018.1512489
  13. Vasile, M. and Duncan, J. (2017) “We want to be part of the broader project”: family farmers and local food governance in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Built Environment. 43(3)390-401. DOI 2148/benv.43.3.390
  14. Maye, D. and Duncan, J. Sustainable food system transitions: European perspectives and research agendaSociologia Ruralis57:3 (267-273) DOI 10.1111/soru.12177
  15. Duncan, J.and Pascucci, S. 2017. Mapping the organisational forms of networks of Alternative Food Networks: Implications for transition. Sociologia Ruralis 57:3 (316-339) DOI 1111/soru.12167
  16. Pascucci, S. and Duncan, J. 2016. Circular Solutions for Linear Problems: Principles for sustainable food futures. Solutions. 7(4): 58-65
  17. Duncan, J. 2015. Greening Global Food Security Governance: Future challenges and considerations. Canadian Food Studies. 2(2):335-344
  18. Barling, D. and Duncan, J. The dynamics of the contemporary governance of the world’s food supply and the challenges of policy redirection. Food Security. DOI 10.1007/s12571-015-0429-x
  19. Duncan, J. 2013. Dairying and the ordering of social relations amongst the pastoralists of Gujarat, India. Food Chain. 3(1): 89-103
  20. Duncan, J. and Barling, D. 2012. Renewal through Participation in Global Food Security Governance: Implementing the International Food Security and Nutrition Civil Society Mechanism to the Committee on World Food Security. International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food. 19(2):146-161
  21. Bevilacqua, D. and Duncan, J. “Towards a New Cosmopolitanism: Global Reflexive Interactive Democracy as a New Mechanism for Civil Society Participation in Agri-food Governance.” Global Jurist. 10(1) (Advances): Article 2

Book Chapters

  1. Duncan, J., Lambek, N., Claeys, P. (2021) Chapitre 3. Le Comité de la sécurité alimentaire mondiale dix ans après la réforme. Un monde sans faim. A. Bernard de Raymond and D. Thivet (eds) Paris: SciencesPo.
  2. Duncan, J., Carolan, M. and Wiskerke, JSC. (2020). Regenerating food systems: a social-ecological approach. Pp 1-11 in Handbook for Sustainable and Regenerative Food Systems. Duncan, J., Carolan, M. and Wiskerke, JSC. (eds) Oxon: Routledge.
  3. Charles Z. Levkoe, Moragues-Faus, A. and Duncan, J. (2020). A political economy for regenerative food systems: towards an integrated research agenda. Pp 12-25 in Handbook for Sustainable and Regenerative Food Systems. Duncan, J. Carolan, M. and Wiskerke, JSC. (eds) Oxon: Routledge.
  4. Deijl, L. and Duncan, J. (2020). Co-creative governance of agroecology. Pp 84-97 in Handbook for Sustainable and Regenerative Food Systems. Duncan, J. Carolan, M. and Wiskerke, JSC. (eds) Oxon: Routledge.
  5. Duncan, J. and Agarwal, M. 2017. “‘There is dignity only with livestock’: Land grabbing and the changing social practices of pastoralist women in Gujarat, India”. Pp 52-75 in S. Shortall and B Bock (eds) Cosmopolitan rural gender relations; international perspectives on gender and rural development. CABI.
  6. Duncan, J.and Bailey M. 2017. Sustainable Food Futures: Multidisciplinary solutions. Pp 1-14 in J. Duncan and M. Bailey (eds) Sustainable Food Futures: Multidisciplinary solutions. Oxon: Routledge
  7. Pascucci, S. and Duncan, J. 2017. From pirate islands to communities of hope: Reflections on the circular economy of food systems. Pp 186-200 in J. Duncan and M. Bailey (eds) Sustainable Food Futures: Multidisciplinary solutions. Oxon: Routledge
  8. Duncan, J. and Bailey M. 2017. Caution: Roadwork ahead! Pp 203-214 in J. Duncan and M. Bailey (eds) Sustainable Food Futures: Multidisciplinary solutions. Oxon: Routledge
  9. Hill, Ro. and Duncan, J. 2017. “Global and local governance for generating transformative pathways towards sustainable food provisioning and nature conservation.” Pp 295-330 in I. Gordon, G. Squire, H. Prins (eds) Food Production and Nature Conservation: Conflicts and Solutions. Oxon: Routledge
  10. Duncan, J. “Governing in a Post-Political Era: Civil Society Participation for Improved Food Security Governance.” Pp 137-161 in D. Barling Advances in Food Security and Sustainability, Volume 1. Burlington: Academic Press
  11. Margulis, M. and Duncan, J. 2016. “Global Food Security Governance.” Critical Perspectives in Food. Pp 270-295 in M. Koc et al. (eds) Critical Perspectives in Food Studies. Toronto: Oxford University Press
  12. Pascucci, S. and Duncan, J. “‘Informal virtues” and “formal vices”? Understanding the implications of producer organisations for pastoralists in India.’ Pp 175-200 in J. Bijman et al (eds) Family farms, producer organisations and development. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
  13. Duncan, J.“Agri-Food Policy: Integrated approaches across the food web”. Pp 159-189 in Duncan, Jessica and Medina, F. Xavier (eds) Agri-Food Systems: Towards integrated and sustainable solutions. Barcelona: Editorial Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. (In Catalan)
  14. Duncan, J.and Medina, F. X. 2010. “Sustainability through Complexity: Navigating the food web”. Pp 11-19 in J. Duncan and F X. Medina (eds) Agri-Food Systems: Towards integrated and sustainable solutions. Barcelona: Editorial Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. (In Catalan)

Policy Research Reports

  1. Brunori, G., et al. (2020). Resilience and transformation-Report of the 5th SCAR Foresight Exercise Expert Group-Natural resources and food systems: Transitions towards a ‘safe and just’ operating space. Brussels: RDT. https://ec.europa.eu/info/publications/resilience-and-transformation_en
  2. .Duncan, J. and Bock, B. 2020. Rural-urban relations in times of COVID-19. Assembly of European Regions News. https://aer.eu/rural-urban-relations-in-times-of-covid-19/
  3. Duncan, J. and Claeys, P. 2020. Gender, Covid-19 and Food Systems: Impacts, Community responses and feminist policy demands. Rome: Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples’ Mechanism (CSM). http://www.csm4cfs.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/NEW_Gender-COVID-19-and-Food-Systems-October-2020_compressed.pdf
  4. Duncan, J. and Bock. B. 2020. Rural-urban relations in times of COVID-19. https://aer.eu/rural-urban-relations-in-times-of-covid-19/
  5. Alberdi, G., Begiristain Zubillaga, M., Brent, Z., Choplin, G. Claeys, P., Conti, M., Corrado, A., Duncan, J., Ferrando, T. McKeon, N. de Marinis, P., Milgroom, J., Moeller, N., Nicol, P., Onorati, A., Plank, C. van der Ploeg, J.D., Rivera-Ferre, M.G., Sharma, D., Sotiropoulou, I., Tornaghi, C. Van Dyck, B. 2020.  A collective response from food sovereignty scholars on the EU’s Farm to Fork Strategy. DOI 10.13140/RG.2.2.19433.11365
  6. Duncan, J. Rivera-Ferre, M., Claeys, P. 2020. The importance of Food Sovereignty for the Farm to Fork strategy and the New Green Deal. Insights and limits of the SAM and SAPEA reports. Wageningen: WUR. DOI 13140/RG.2.2.18384.53761
  7. Claeys, P. and Duncan, J. 2018. Evaluation of the Civil Society Mechanism to the UN Committee on World Food Security. Rome: CSM.
  8. Agarwal, M. and Duncan, J. 2016. Pastoral Parliament: a platform to be heard and seen. Farming Matters. 32.4:8-11
  9. Duncan, J.and Bailey, M. 2016. Solutions for a Food Secure World. Solutions Journal. 7(4): 1‑3
  10. Barling, D. and Duncan, J. 2015. Policy Brief: The dynamics of the contemporary governance of the world’s food supply and the challenges of policy redirection. Policy Forum (Asia and the Pacific Policy Society).