Productivism, culture and the challenges of sustainable beef production in Australia

Richards, Carol, Lawrence, Geoffrey, & Kim, Chul-Kyoo (2012) Productivism, culture and the challenges of sustainable beef production in Australia. Eco, 16(1), pp. 101-128.

Abstract

Beef has become an important part of the South Korean diet. Rapid modernization and economic development since the 1960s has led to an increase in meat consumption, especially beef. Indeed, per capita beef consumption per year increased from 0.5kg in 1960 to 8.8kg in 2010, representing an 18-fold increase. The increasing demand for beef in Korea has been met by the development of intensive domestic meat production systems, along with a sharp increase in imports from meat exporting countries, most importantly Australia and the US.

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ID Code: 68214
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Keywords: Australian beef, Australian graziers, Productivism, Pastoral culture, Beef consumption in Korea
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Deposited On: 12 Mar 2014 04:12
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2014 22:11

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