The Self-construction of Organic Farmers

  • Warachart Wariwan Faculty of Law and Politics, Roi Et Rajabhat University
Keywords: Organic farmers, Power, Technologies of the Self

Abstract

The objective of this research was to study the self-construction of organic farmers. This study was a qualitative research through Foucauldian Narrative Approach, done by conducting semi-structured interview and in-depth discussion with 13 organic farmers. This research was held at Nadee Community (assumed name) in Selaphum District, Roi Et Province. The data from the group discussion were created the concept and connected the various concepts together according to the narrative issues and led to knowledge creation through narrative. The study found that farming life that have changed to organic way was created through the power, knowledge and truth of organic agriculture. However, organic farmers in the dimension of organic self-construction have designed organic farming on relationships with the conditions and contexts of living, and have different ways to access the truth of organic-ness and can choose the suitable organic farming methods under the social goals on safe food production.

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Published
2020-12-13
How to Cite
Wariwan, W. (2020). The Self-construction of Organic Farmers. Journal of Roi Et Rajabhat University, 14(3), 177-189. Retrieved from https://so03.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/reru/article/view/234885
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Research Articles