Agrarian Change

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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

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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
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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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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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Germination

Part II: A History of Seed Politics in Canada

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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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Nation

Part II: A History of Seed Politics in Canada

From: Good Crop / Bad Crop

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Chapter 4 examines the connection between the agriculture, particularly wheat production, and the development of the Canadian nation, the prairie provinces, the genetics of red fife, cross … 20 $2.00 Add
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Waiting For Land

From: Agriculture and the Generation Problem

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Topics covered in this chapter include: Modes of intergenerational resource transmission, forms of intergenerational and intragenerational tensions, and the impact of gender, and class on the … 22 $2.20 Add
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Corporation

Part II: A History of Seed Politics in Canada

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Chapter 5 examines the rise of corporations in agriculture in the 1970’s onward in Canada, The National Biotechnology Strategy 1983, policy reform, neoliberalism, and more. 9 $0.90 Add
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The Agrarian Question Today

From: Critical Development Studies: An Introduction

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Who Wants to Be a Farmer?

From: Agriculture and the Generation Problem

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Topics in this chapter explore the future of global agriculture and include: the aspirations of rural youth, rural youth and collective action and what the future holds for smallholder farms. 29 $2.90 Add
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Commodification

Part II: A History of Seed Politics in Canada

From: Good Crop / Bad Crop

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Chapter 6 explores the commodification of the agricultural industry by seed corporations, GURTS, patents and intellectual property, Monsanto’s Roundup Ready seeds, plant breeders’ … 30 $3.00 Add
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The Way of the Peasant

From: Civilizing the State

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The Way of the Peasant begins with the impact of industrial agriculture on peasant farmers in India, before focusing on the resistance to these impacts through the anti-globalization and … 15 $1.50 Add
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Privatization

Part II: A History of Seed Politics in Canada

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Chapter 7 focuses on privatization, private seed companies versus public varieties, monopoly rights, the SeCan Association, competition and Secrecy, and the case study of soybean production in Canada. 25 $2.50 Add