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The Resource Agriculture and food in crisis : conflict, resistance, and renewal, edited by Fred Magdoff and Brian Tokar

Agriculture and food in crisis : conflict, resistance, and renewal, edited by Fred Magdoff and Brian Tokar

Label
Agriculture and food in crisis : conflict, resistance, and renewal
Title
Agriculture and food in crisis
Title remainder
conflict, resistance, and renewal
Statement of responsibility
edited by Fred Magdoff and Brian Tokar
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
Dewey number
363.8/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TX359
LC item number
.A36 2010
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
TX359
NAL item number
.A37 2010
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Magdoff, Fred
  • Tokar, Brian
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nutrition policy
  • Food security
Label
Agriculture and food in crisis : conflict, resistance, and renewal, edited by Fred Magdoff and Brian Tokar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Food wars / Walden Bello and Mara Baviera -- The world food crisis in historical perspective / Philip McMichael -- Sub-Saharan Africa's vanishing peasantries and the specter of a global food crisis / Deborah Fahy Bryceson -- Origins of the food crisis in India and developing countries / Utsa Patnaik -- Free trade in agriculture: a bad idea whose time is done / Sophia Murphy -- Biofuels and the global food crisis / Brian Tokar -- The new farm owners: corporate investors and the control of overseas farmland / GRAIN -- The globalization of agribusiness and developing world food systems / John Wilkinson -- The battle for sustainable agriculture in Paraguay / April Howard -- Fixing our global food system: food sovereignty and redistributive land reform / Peter Rosset -- From food crisis to food sovereignty: the challenge of social movements / Eric Holt-Giménez -- Do increased energy costs offer opportunities for a new agriculture? / Frederick Kirschenmann -- Reducing energy inputs in the agricultural production system / David Pimentel -- Agroecology, small farms, and food sovereignty / Miguel A. Altieri -- The Venezuelan effort to build a new food and agriculture system / Christina Schiavoni and William Camacaro -- Can ecological agriculture feed nine billion people? / Jules Pretty
Control code
ocn630467545
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
348 p.
Isbn
9781583672266
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010039982
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1296084
  • (OCoLC)630467545
Label
Agriculture and food in crisis : conflict, resistance, and renewal, edited by Fred Magdoff and Brian Tokar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Food wars / Walden Bello and Mara Baviera -- The world food crisis in historical perspective / Philip McMichael -- Sub-Saharan Africa's vanishing peasantries and the specter of a global food crisis / Deborah Fahy Bryceson -- Origins of the food crisis in India and developing countries / Utsa Patnaik -- Free trade in agriculture: a bad idea whose time is done / Sophia Murphy -- Biofuels and the global food crisis / Brian Tokar -- The new farm owners: corporate investors and the control of overseas farmland / GRAIN -- The globalization of agribusiness and developing world food systems / John Wilkinson -- The battle for sustainable agriculture in Paraguay / April Howard -- Fixing our global food system: food sovereignty and redistributive land reform / Peter Rosset -- From food crisis to food sovereignty: the challenge of social movements / Eric Holt-Giménez -- Do increased energy costs offer opportunities for a new agriculture? / Frederick Kirschenmann -- Reducing energy inputs in the agricultural production system / David Pimentel -- Agroecology, small farms, and food sovereignty / Miguel A. Altieri -- The Venezuelan effort to build a new food and agriculture system / Christina Schiavoni and William Camacaro -- Can ecological agriculture feed nine billion people? / Jules Pretty
Control code
ocn630467545
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
348 p.
Isbn
9781583672266
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010039982
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1296084
  • (OCoLC)630467545

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