20 November 2019

Tamil Nadu

Country Chicken, Globalization, and Discourse

In this article, I draw on Foucauldian concepts of knowledge, discourse, and power to explore comparisons Tamils in Madurai provided for valuing country chicken over broiler chicken, and the extent to which these comparisons level critiques against globalization.


This encyclopedic resource concisely explains the charge of biopiracy, critiques of extractive practices, and international law and policy related to the term. It also provides suggestions for further reading.