About the Author
Wendy Wolford is the Robert A. and Ruth E. Polson Professor of Development Sociology at Cornell University.
Saturnino M. Borras, Jr. is Associate Professor of Rural Development Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague, The Netherlands.
Ruth Hall is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape.
Ian Scoones is a Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex and co-director of the ESRC STEPS Centre at Sussex and joint convener of the IDS-hosted Future Agricultures Consortium.
Ben White is Emeritus Professor of Rural Sociology at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague, the Netherlands.
The editors are co-coordinators of the Land Deal Politics Initiative (LDPI: ww.iss.nl/ldpi), an international network of scholars doing engaged research on the issue of global land grabbing.