Global Food Economy

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A Finer Future

Creating an Economy in Service to Life

Humanity is in a race with catastrophe. Is the future one of global warming, 65 million migrants fleeing failed states, soaring inequality, and grid-locked politics? Or one of empowered … ; ; ; 450 View

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

Bringing the Food Economy Home

Local Alternatives to Global Agribusiness

There has been much discussion about the quality of food being provided by global agribusiness and the serious environmental impact it produces. The benefits of fostering a local food production … ; 158 View

Food Sovereignty

Reconnecting Food, Nature and Community

Advocating a practical, radical change to the way much of our food system currently operates, this book argues that food sovereignty is the means to achieving a system that will provide for the … ; 224 View

Human Permaculture

Life Design For Resilient Living

As climate change, ecological decline, and social breakdown start to bite, people expect that governments will solve our problems. Yet this belief has proven to be false. Rather than looking to … ; 242 View

Speculative Harvests Agrarian Change & Peasant Studies

Financialization, Food, and Agriculture

In Speculative Harvests, Clapp and Isakson investigate the evolving relationship between the agrifood and financial sectors, paying particular attention to how the contemporary process of … ; 196 View
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From Local to Global

From: Bringing the Food Economy Home

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Preface

From: Human Permaculture

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Preface – The Eagle ; 5 $0.50 Add
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Prologue

The Parable of the Caterpillar

From: A Finer Future

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The prologue uses a brief analogy to compare humanities current situation to that of a caterpillar undergoing metamorphosis. ; ; ; 1 $0.10 Add
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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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The Origins & Potential of Food Sovereignty

From: Food Sovereignty

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What is the Link Between Food and Finance?

From: Speculative Harvests Agrarian Change & Peasant Studies

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Framing Resistance

International Food Regimes & the Roots of Food Sovereignty

From: Food Sovereignty

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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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Introduction

Welcome to the Anthropocene

From: A Finer Future

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The introduction provides an overview of the structure of the book, providing an overview of the situation humanity finds itself in, outlining solutions to the crises we face, and suggesting ways … ; ; ; 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction

From: Human Permaculture

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Guiding Individuals and Groups through the Transition – What Is Your Impact on the Planet? ; 7 $0.70 Add