Recent Academic Publications


Gliessman, Steve, Harriet Friedmann & Philip H. Howard. Agroecology and Food Sovereignty. IDS Bulletin 50(2), 91-110.

Howard, Philip H. Corporate Concentration in Global Meat Processing: The Role of Feed and Finance Subsidies. Pp. 31-53 in Global Meat: Social and Environmental Consequences of the Expanding Meat Industry (Bill Winders and Elizabeth Ransom, eds.). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Hendrickson, Mary K., Philip H. Howard & Douglas H. Constance. Power, Food and Agriculture: Implications for Farmers, Consumers and Communities. Pp. 13-61 in In Defense of Farmers: The Future of Agriculture in the Shadow of Corporate Power (Jane W. Gibson and Sara E. Alexander, eds.). Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. 

Miller, Steven R., J. Robert Sirrine, Ashley McFarland, Philip H. Howard & Trey Malone. Craft Beer as a Means of Economic Development: An Economic Impact Analysis of the Michigan Value Chain. Beverages 5(2), 35.


Howard, Philip H. Increasing Corporate Control: From Supermarkets to Seeds. Pp. 116-131 in Twenty Lessons in the Sociology of Food and Agriculture (Jason Konefal & Maki Hatanaka, eds.). New York: Oxford University Press.

Lindell, Catherine, Rachael A. Eaton, Philip H. Howard, Steven M. Roels & Megan Shave. 2018. Enhancing Agricultural Landscapes to Increase Crop Pest Reduction by Vertebrates. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 257, 1-11.


Howard, Philip H. Craftwashing in the U.S. Beer Industry. Beverages 4(1), 1.

Hendrickson, Mary K., Philip H. Howard & Douglas Constance. Power, Food and Agriculture: Implications for Farmers, Consumers and Communities. University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Division of Applied Social Sciences Working Paper (November).

Howard, Philip H. Corporate Concentration in Global Meat Processing: The Role of Government Subsidies. Michigan State University, Department of Community Sustainability Working Paper (September).


Howard, Philip H. Concentration and Power in the Food System: Who Controls What We Eat? Bloombury Academic.

Howard, Philip H. Decoding Diversity in the Food System: Wheat and Bread in North America. Agriculture and Human Values, 33(4), 953-960. (pre-publication version)

Jaffee, Daniel & Philip H. Howard. Who’s the Fairest of Them All? The Fractured Landscape of U.S. Fair Trade Certification. Agriculture and Human Values, 33(4), 813-826.

Herrnstadt, Zachary, Philip H. Howard, Chi-Ok Oh & Catherine A. Lindell. Consumer Preferences for “Natural” Agricultural Practices: Assessing Methods to Manage Bird Pests. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 31(6), 516-523.

Howard, Philip H. Review of Divided Spirits: Tequila, Mezcal, and the Politics of Production, by Sarah Bowen. Review of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Studies. 97(4), 271-272.


Howard, Philip H. Intellectual Property and Consolidation in the Seed Industry. Crop Science, 55(6), 2489-2495.

Oh, Chi-Ok, Zachary Herrnstadt & Philip H. Howard. Consumer Willingness to Pay for Bird Management in Fruit Crops. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 39(7), 782-797.


Getter, Kristin L., Bridget K. Behe, Philip H. Howard, David S. Conner & Lia M. Spaniolo. Increasing Demand for Pasture-Based Dairy: What Attributes and Images Do Consumers Want? Pp. 125-140 in Rethinking Organic Food and Farming in a Changing World (Bernard Freyer & James Bingen, eds.). New York: Springer.

Constance, Douglas H., Mary Hendrickson, Philip H. Howard & William D. Heffernan. Economic Concentration in the Agrifood System: Impacts on Rural Communities and Emerging Responses. Pp. 16-35 in Rural America in a Changing World: Problems and Prospects for the 2010s (Connor Bailey, Leif Jensen & Elizabeth Ransom, eds.). Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University Press.

Constance, Douglas H., Mary Hendrickson & Philip H. Howard. Agribusiness Concentration: Globalization, Market Power, and Resistance. Pp. 31-58 in The Global Food System: Issues and Solutions (William D. Schanbacher, ed.). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Howard, Philip H. Too Big to Ale? Globalization and Consolidation in the Beer Industry. Pp. 155-165 in The Geography of Beer: Regions, Environment, and Society (Mark W. Patterson & Nancy Hoalst Pullen, eds.). New York: Springer. [pre-publication PDF]

Getter, Kristen L., Bridget K. Behe, David S. Conner & Philip H. Howard. Pasture-Raised Milk: The Market for a Differentiated Product. Journal of Food Products Marketing, 20(2), 146-161.

Howard, Philip H. Transnational Corporations. Pp. 737-742 in Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles and Practices(Debra Rowe, ed.). Detroit: Macmillan.


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