Corporate Agriculture

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Agriculture and the Generation Problem

Agrarian Changes and Peasant Studies

Despite predictions that they are destined to disappear, smallholder or family farms still number more than 500 million worldwide, and account for more than 90 percent of all the world’s … 160 View

Good Crop / Bad Crop

Seed Politics and the Future of Food in Canada

In recent years Canadians have become more and more concerned about the origins of their food and the environmental impacts of pesticides in agriculture. What is less well known is that pesticide … 160 View

Hungry For Change

Farmers, Food Justice and The Agrarian Question

Hunger and obesity sit side by side in the world today because a food system dominated by money, markets and profits allows those with money to obtain above and beyond their needs while those … 200 View
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Shifting the Balance

How Top Organizations Beat the Competition by Combining Intuition with Data

Digital transformation expert Mark Schrutt reveals how the world’s top companies are using vast amounts of data to inform their decisions, disrupt industries, and get closer to their … 253 View
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The Political Economy of Agrarian Extractivism

Lessons from Bolivia

Around the world, plantation economies are on the rise. Increasing concerns over food, energy and financial security, combined with a geopolitical restructuring of the global agro-food system, … 172 View
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Foreword

From: The Political Economy of Agrarian Extractivism

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Foreword by Cristóbal Kay, The Hague, 2019. 3 $0.30 Add
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The Agrument

From: Hungry For Change

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The Generational Dimension in Agrarian Change

From: Agriculture and the Generation Problem

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Topics covered in this chapter include: Frameworks and guiding concepts for understanding the generational dimension in agrarian change, and whether there is a crisis of social reproduction … 25 $2.50 Add
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Transformation

Part I: Roots

From: Good Crop / Bad Crop

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Chapter 1 discusses agriculture and its relationship to the evolutionary process of seeds, the Green Revolution, the rise of transnational seed corporations, and more. 11 $1.10 Add
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“Food, Glorious Food!”

Dimensions of the Global Subsistence Crisis

From: Hungry For Change

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Generationing Agrarian Transformation

From: Agriculture and the Generation Problem

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Topics covered in this chapter include: Colonial agrarian transformations, Socialist agrarian transformations, China and the Soviet Union, Corporate Farming, the Green Revolution, and an … 38 $3.80 Add
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Industrialization

Part I: Roots

From: Good Crop / Bad Crop

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Chapter 2 explores new models of agribusiness and industrial  farming, genetically engineered plants, Canada’s ‘‘farm family’’ image, the National … 7 $0.70 Add
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Introduction

Agrarian Change and the Politics of Control

From: The Political Economy of Agrarian Extractivism

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The Politics of Control: An Analytical Framework Agrarian Dynamics in Bolivia: A Brief Overview Organization of the Argument 18 $1.80 Add
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Germination

Part II: A History of Seed Politics in Canada

From: Good Crop / Bad Crop

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Chapter 3 explores the germination process, discussing the history of agricultural practice in Canada from pre-colonization, the adoption of Indigenous crops by white settlers, agricultural … 3 $0.30 Add
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Growing Up Rural

From: Agriculture and the Generation Problem

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Topics covered in this chapter include: households, the generational division of labour, education, pluriactivity, and plurilocality. 24 $2.40 Add
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Patterns of Water Use

From: Dry Run

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In this chapter, we look at where water comes from, how it is allocated among various uses and how much each individual uses. We’ll look briefly at water use in cities, homes and offices, … 13 $1.30 Add