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

Class Dynamics of Agrarian Change

Agrarian Change & Peasant Studies

Agrarian political economy investigates the social relations of production and reproduction, property and power in agrarian formations, and how they change. Using Marx’s theory of … 154 View
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Earth for All

A Survival Guide for Humanity

Five decades ago, The Limits to Growth shocked the world by showing that population and industrial growth were pushing humanity towards a cliff. Today the world recognizes that we are now at the … ; ; ; ; ; 218 View

Food Regimes and Agrarian Questions

Agrarian Change & Peasant Studies

Philip McMichael explores the relationships between contemporary food, energy, climate and financial crises and food regime restructuring, which includes agrofuels, land grabbing, the bioeconomy, … 208 View

Food Sovereignty in Canada

Creating Just and Sustainable Food System

Contemporary Canadian agricultural and food policies are contributing to the current global food crisis: the industrialized, high-input, export-driven agricultural production sector, coupled with … ; 232 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

Peasants and the Art of Farming

A Chayanovian Manifesto

This book focuses on the structure and dynamics of peasant farms and the historically highly variable relations that govern the processes of labour and production within the peasant farms. Jan … 167 View

Resilient Agriculture

Cultivating Food Systems for A Changing Climate

Climate change presents an unprecedented challenge to the productivity and profitability of agriculture in North America. More variable weather, drought and flooding create the most obvious … 370 View
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Resilient Agriculture, 2nd Edition

Cultivating Food Systems for A Changing Climate

Real world stories from the frontlines of climate change, resilience, and the future of food. CLIMATE CHANGE PRESENTS an unprecedented challenge to food and farming in the U.S. and beyond. … 368 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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Tiny Engines of Abundance

A History of Peasant Productivity and Repression

This book provides a historical and comparative perspective of peasant productivity using case studies portraying the extraordinary efficiency with which English cottagers, Jamaican ex-slaves, … 157 View
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“Swept Away through Injustice”

From: Tiny Engines of Abundance

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Chapter 1 introduces the premise of the book, which is to reexamine the idea of progress that we tie to the evolution of industrial agriculture over the last 200 years. Examination of this period … 8 $0.80 Add
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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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Foreword by Christiana Figueres

From: Earth for All

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The first foreword is from Christiana Figueres, the former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), one of the architects of the Paris Agreement, … ; ; ; ; ; 2 $0.20 Add
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The Political Economy of Agrarian Change

From: Class Dynamics of Agrarian Change

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Nurturing Food Sovereignty in Canada

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