Mary Young specializes in the political economy and political ecology of Asia with particular interests in Indonesia and Taiwan. She has written about agro-food systems, environment, and food security issues. Her ongoing projects include work on the growth of natural markets and organic agriculture in Southeast Asia since the late 1990s, Asian experiences in food and financial crises, and an examination of peasant and women’s rights in Asian literature. She has a PhD in Political Science from York University.
Keywords: Political economy, political ecology, Taiwan, Indonesia, East Asia, Southeast Asia