Michelle M. Christian

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Assistant Professor Department of Sociology

Department of Sociology

901 McClung Tower

Knoxville, TN 37996

United States

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The Impacts of Wal-Mart: The Rise and Consequences of the World's Dominant Retailer

Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 35, August 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Mar 2010
G. Gereffi and Michelle M. Christian
Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness and University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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globalization, labor, community mobilization, buyer-driven commodity chains

The Impacts of Wal-Mart: The Rise and Consequences of the World's Dominant Retailer

Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 35, pp. 573-591, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
G. Gereffi and Michelle M. Christian
Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness and University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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Trade, Transnational Corporations and Food Consumption: A Global Value Chain Approach

Trade, Food, Diet and Health Perspectives and Policy Options, C. Hawkes, C. Blouin, S. Henson, N. Drager, L. Dubé, eds., Chapter 6, pp. 91-110, Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Mar 2010
G. Gereffi and Michelle M. Christian
Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness and University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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trade, transnational corporations, global value chains, food consumption

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Women in Value Chains: Making a Difference

Capturing the Gains, Revised Summit Briefing, No. 6.3, February 2013
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 May 2013
Michelle M. Christian, Barbara J. Evers and Stephanie Barrientos
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, University of Manchester - Global Development Institute and University of Manchester
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gender norms, global value chains, women workers, casualization, tourism

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The Marketing and Distribution of Fast Food

Michael Freemark (ed.), Pediatric Obesity: Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Treatment. New York: Humana Press, 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Michelle M. Christian and G. Gereffi
University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
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Social context, global food chain, global value chain, transnational corporation, fast food marketing

Economic and Social Upgrading in Tourism Global Production Networks: Findings from Uganda

Capturing the Gains Working Paper 19
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Mar 2013
Michelle M. Christian and Francis Mwaura
University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Makerere University - Economic Policy Research Centre
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Uganda tourism, Murchison Falls National Park, tourism global production network

Economic and Social Upgrading in Tourism Global Production Networks: Findings from Uganda

Capturing the Gains Working Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Michelle M. Christian and Francis Mwaura
University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Makerere University - Economic Policy Research Centre
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tourism, Uganda, economic and social upgrading, Murchison Falls

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US-Based Food and Agricultural Value Chains and Their Relevance to Healthy Diets

Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, Vol. 4, pp. 357-374, 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Dec 2009
G. Gereffi, Joonkoo Lee and Michelle M. Christian
Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness, Hanyang University and University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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global value chains, governance, food and agriculture, healthy diets

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Tourism Global Production Networks

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Oct 2012
Michelle M. Christian
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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tourism global production network, economic upgrading, social

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Tourism Overview: Changing End Markets and Hyper Competition

Capturing the Gains Working Paper 26
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Mar 2013
Michelle M. Christian and Dev Nathan
University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Institute for Human Development
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tourism value chain, international and domestic tourism, oligopolistic buyers’ market, hyper competitive suppliers’ market, informal workers

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Economic and Social Up(Down)Grading in Tourism Global Production Networks: Findings from Kenya and Uganda

Capturing the Gains Working Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Michelle M. Christian
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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tourism global production networks, Kenya, Uganda, economic and social upgrading, casual work, gender, race

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Kenya's Tourist Industry and Global Production Networks: Gender, Race, and Inequality

Global Networks, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Mar 2018
Michelle M. Christian
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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TOURISM, GLOBAL PRODUCTION NETWORK (GPN), KENYA, EMBEDDEDNESS, RACE, GENDER, DISARTICULATION

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'(. . .) Latin America Without the Downside': Racial Exceptionalism and Global Tourism in Costa Rica

Christian, Michelle. 2013. “‘(. . .) Latin America without the Downside’: Racial Exceptionalism and Global Tourism in Costa Rica.” Ethnic and Racial Studies. 36(10):1599-1618.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015
Michelle M. Christian
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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whiteness in Latin America; exceptionalism; Costa Rica; global tourism; cultural wealth; racial inequality