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The politics of industrial agriculture

Tracey Clunies-Ross

The politics of industrial agriculture

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Published by Earthscan in Sterling, VA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTracey Clunies-Ross and Nicholas Hildyard
ContributionsHildyard, Nicholas, International Institute for Environment and Development
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1415 .C55 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24462247M
ISBN 101853831387
ISBN 109781849710220, 9781853831386
LC Control Number2009038581

Jonathan Safran Foer and the Limits of Liberal Climate Politics of four works of fiction, a book on broken industrial agriculture were intended to forestall the type of militancy that led. In , the director of USAID coined the term “green revolution” to celebrate the new technological solutions that promised to ease hunger around the world—and forestall the spread of more “red,” or socialist, revolutions. Yet in China, where modernization and scientific progress could not be divorced from politics, green and red revolutions proceeded side by side. In Red .   Industrial agriculture can pack an economic wallop hundreds of miles from its origin—just ask local governments and utility managers who must install expensive equipment to remove fertilizer by-products from public drinking water supplies. Or ask people who make their living from fisheries or tourism on the Gulf of Mexico and elsewhere, where. Postindustrial society, society marked by a transition from a manufacturing-based economy to a service-based economy, a transition that is also connected with subsequent societal restructuring. Postindustrialization is the next evolutionary step from an industrialized society and .


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Book Description. In the last forty years, agriculture in the industrialised countries has undergone a revolution. That has dramatically increased yields, but it has also led to extensive rural depopulation; widespread degradation of the environment; contamination of food with agrochemicals and bacteria; more routine maltreatment of farm animals; and the undermining.

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[Tracey Clunies-Ross; Nicholas Hildyard] -- An investigation of the consequences and potential dangers involved in the industrialization of agriculture.

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The Rise and Predictable Fall of Globalized Industrial Agriculture Contents Introduction: WHO OWNS FOOD. 1 A New Urgency for Change 3 Part One:COMMODIFICATION OFSURVIVAL 5 Touching the Soil 5 Radical Shift to Corporate Control 6 Box One:Who Owns the Food: Farm and Food Corporate Concentration 7 Global Macro Effects 9 The Roots of Migration 10 Climate File Size: 2MB.

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