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The politics of industrial agriculture

Tracey Clunies-Ross

The politics of industrial agriculture

by Tracey Clunies-Ross

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Published by Earthscan Publications in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTracey Clunies-Ross and Nicholas Hildyard.
ContributionsHildyard, Nicholas.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 96/02247 (S)
The Physical Object
Pagination167 p. ;
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1454068M
ISBN 101853831387
LC Control Number93107776

Kathleen Mapes, Sweet Tyranny: Migrant Labor, Industrial Agriculture, and Imperial Politics. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, xi + pp. $30 (paper), ISBN: Reviewed for by Samuel Allen, Department of .   About the Book. Food and drink has been a focal point of modern social theory since the inception of agrarian capitalism and the industrial revolution. From Adam Smith to Mary Douglas, major thinkers have used key concepts such as identity, exchange, culture, and class to explain the modern food system.

'This provocative book goes beyond the aggregate data on economic growth in Africa to argue that industrial policy is the key to sustainable development. By carefully analyzing national- and sectorial-level variations in industrial policies in Ghana, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Uganda, the authors expose the problems and prospects of Cited by:   So, what were the political effects of the Industrial Revolution? Urbanization and the Emergence of the Developed World As late as the s, most of Europe and America was an agrarian society.

Science, politics and the quest to secure Africa’s sustainable food future transnational businesses and the expansion of industrial-scale agriculture tend to Author: Adam Sneyd.   More than that, it underlines a direct link between soil health and human health, and that the chemicals used in industrial agriculture are among the causes of modern illness. It makes a world war Author: Susan Chenery.


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The politics of industrial agriculture by Tracey Clunies-Ross Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

How Agriculture Came to Be a Political Weapon—And What That Means for Farmers In his new book, Ted Genoways follows a family farm Author: Lorraine Boissoneault. Get this from a library. The politics of industrial agriculture.

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

This report explores the problems caused by rural depopulation, contamination of food by. As it exposes the ecological and social impacts of industrial agriculture's fatal harvest, the book also details a new ecological and humane vision for agriculture.

It shows how millions of people are engaged in the new politics of food as they work to develop a better alternative to the current chemically fed The politics of industrial agriculture book biotechnology-driven system/5(16).

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.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The politics of industrial agriculture at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1). Origins of agriculture - Origins of agriculture - Economics, politics, and agriculture: Agriculture has always been influenced by the actions of governments around the world.

Never has this been more evident than during the first half of the 20th century, when two major wars profoundly disrupted food production. In response to the tumultuous economic climate, European. Get this from a library. The Politics of Industrial Agriculture. [Tracey Clunies-Ross; Nicholas Hildyard] -- 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. Useful sources of up to date information about farm policy and agricultural politics from a variety of perspectives are listed here. The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition represents a well informed collection of respected organizations, and presents up to date information about the farm bill and the and current issues in agricultural politics with particular emphasis on sustainable.

Product Information. This book, which is the result of an intellectual odyssey, began as an attempt to explore and map the environmental and cross-cultural dimensions of the continuing spread of the green revolution-that package of high-yielding varieties of grain, fertilizers, irrigation, and pesticides that constitutes the core of modern industrial agriculture.

Much of the book tells the story promised by the subtitle: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed our Most Alluring Fruit. You'll Tomatoland is this year's irresistibly juicy page turner. Investigative journalist Barry Estabrook first exposed the horrific conditions in Florida's industrial tomato fields in Gourmet magazine/5.

Based on a James Beard award-winning article from a leading voice on the politics of agribusiness, Tomatoland combines history, legend, passion for.

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For the uninitiated reader, some of the material discussed in this book may seem not to convey the wider context of the events and actors in Durham and a significant portion is taken as assumed knowledge, but this reviewer would suggest reading The Miners' Lockout as a companion piece to John McIlroy, Alan Campbell and Keith Gildart's book, Industrial.

Reading this article coincides with me finishing the book TOMATOLAND-How Modern Day Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit by Barry Estabrook. In both the Test Tube Burger article and the TOMATOLAND book, man has chosen to genetically alter and or modify natural food products to create a non natural product to be mass produced.

Above photo: Atlanta’s OG of black farming, K. Rashid Nuri, at Truly Living Well’s Old Fourth Ward farm. ERIK MEADOWS/CL FILE “But the interesting parallel here is that the food is grown from the same source of war material – ammonium corn becomes the bullets.” – Rashid Nuri Below is the audio and transcription of a July interview with urban farmer.

The Miami Herald reports that millions of pounds of fresh produce are being left to die on the vine or plowed under because the shutdown of the hospitality industry — restaurants, cruise ships, schools, airlines, and theme parks — has reduced demand.

Harvesting that fruit can cost more than twice as much as simply razing it. Workers who usually make between $$17 an hour. In his new book, Tomatoland, food writer Barry Estabrook details the life of the mass-produced tomato — and the environmental and human costs of the tomato industry.

Today's tomatoes, he says. Sweet Tyranny Migrant Labor, Industrial Agriculture, and Imperial Politics Awards and Recognition: Winner of the Richard L. Wentworth/Illinois Award in American History, Amid America's sugar industry, a bitter debate over imperialism and immigration.

The bill provided subsidies and fueled research, which encouraged, intentionally or not, the growth of industrial agriculture. While researchers and scientists studied the most effective means of raising livestock and maximizing production, farmers reshaped agriculture with the money and research provided to them.Unsettling Food Politics models a radically different conception of political responsibility.

He achieves this by means of a brilliant, and wholly convincing, double movement. One the one hand, Mayes widens the net of our complicity in Indigenous dispossession beyond what many are likely to find comfortable – as he puts it, unforgettably, “If you eat, you are involved in settler.

Below, Horn pulls from the story of Justin Knopf, a farmer in central Kansas, to show that industrial-scale farming — and yes, even the pesticides that come with it .