2 edition of Crisis in agriculture found in the catalog.
Crisis in agriculture
V. L. Perkins
by California U.P.
Written in English
|Statement||by V.L. Perkins.|
|Series||University of California publications in history vol 81|
The failures of “free-market” capitalism are perhaps nowhere more evident than in the production and distribution of food. Although modern human societies have attained unprecedented levels of wealth, a significant amount of the world’s population continues to suffer from hunger or food insecurity on a daily basis. In Agriculture and Food in Crisis, Fred . OCLC Number: Notes: Prepared for the Office of Women In Development under AID/OTR-C Description: vi, pages ; 28 cm: Contents: Females, farming and food: rural development and women's participation in agricultural production systems / by Rae Lesser Blumberg --Women in agriculture: American farm women in global perspective / by Frances Hill --New models for agricultural.
In Agriculture and Food in Crisis, Fred Magdoff and Brian Tokar have assembled an exceptional collection of scholars from around the world to explore this frightening long-term trend in food production. While approaching the issue from many angles, the contributors to this volume share a focus on investigating how agricultural production is. Crisis in Soviet Agriculture. DOI link for Crisis in Soviet Agriculture. Crisis in Soviet Agriculture book. Crisis in Soviet Agriculture. DOI link for Crisis in Soviet Agriculture. Crisis in Soviet Agriculture book. By Stefan Hedlund. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 6 August
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Marcel Mazoyer is professor of comparative agriculture and agricultural development at the National Institute of Agronomy (INA) in Paris, where he succeeded Rene Dumont. He is the author of several books on the history of agriculture and has worked on agricultural policy in more than twenty by: Michael Perelman (born October 1, ) is an American economist and economic historian, currently professor of economics at California State University, Chico.
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“For those who want to understand what sustainable agriculture is all about, Crisis and Opportunity is a major tour de force. Ikerd’s book is a profound source of information, perspective, and inspiration.”—Fred Magdoff, professor emeritus of soils at the University of Vermont and coeditor of Hungry for Profit/5(6).
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The Agricultural Crisis book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. This book, first published inanalyses the institutions and decision-making processes that determined agricultural production in the Soviet Union.
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Le Matin (France) 'This book is a major contribution to the analysis of agricultural history as well as to reflection on the long term economic, social and environmental development of society.' Michel Griffon, Hum Ecol ()/5(6). Minnesota farmers enjoyed a period of prosperity in the s that continued through World War I.
Encouraged by the US government to increase production, farmers took out loans to buy more land and invest in new equipment.
As war-torn countries recovered, the demand for US exports fell, and land values and prices for commodities dropped. This book discusses the causes and effects of crisis and conflict within an agricultural and rural context.
It explores issues such as competition over resources, and looks at how crisis and conflict impact upon developing country agriculture for both the physical and human agricultural. Facing the Climate Change Crisis, Three Books Offer Some Ambitious Proposals In a section discussing the need to reduce agriculture emissions he proposes using Peace Corps volunteers to bring.
All Book Search results » About the author () Robert G. Williams, Voehringer Professor of Economics at Guilford College, is author of Export Agriculture and the Crisis in Central America. The crisis will impact U.S. agriculture mostly through indirect international effects rather than through changes in the U.S.
economy. The slowdown of growth in foreign economies will reduce import demand for agricultural commodities, resulting in lower U.S. agricultural exports and prices for agricultural commodities. 'The Meat Crisis: Developing More Sustainable Production and Consumption makes a compelling case for realigning our relationship with animals and meat.
The book considers this question from multiple perspectives and leaves the reader with no doubt about the need to change our connection to meat and the opportunities this offers.' -Alison Blay-Palmer, Journal Author: Joyce D'Silva. In Agriculture and Food in Crisis, Fred Magdoff and Brian Tokar have assembled an exceptional collection of scholars from around the world to explore.
A farm crisis describes times of agricultural recession, low crop prices and low farm incomes. The most recent US farm crisis occurred during the s. This book discusses the causes and effects of crisis and conflict within an agricultural and rural context. It explores issues such as competition over resources, and looks at how crisis and conflict impact upon developing country agriculture for both the physical and human agricultural landscape.
It reviews crises stemming from politically-driven violence, natural disasters and. Agriculture and Food in Crisis: Conflict, Resistance, and Renewal. The failures of “free-market” capitalism are perhaps nowhere more evident than in the production and distribution of food.
Get this from a library. Crisis in agriculture: the Agricultural Adjustment Administration and the New Deal, [Van L Perkins]. The book surveys and synthesizes a range of sociological frames designed to grapple with the concepts of regimes, systemic crisis and transitions.
Contributions include historical analysis, comparative analysis and case studies of food and agriculture from around the globe.
In Crisis and Opportunity, John E. Ikerd outlines the consequences of agricultural industrialization, then details the methods that can restore economic viability, ecological soundness, and social responsibility to our agricultural system and thus ensure sustainable agriculture as the foundation of a sustainable food system and a sustainable society.
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