Agriculture and Food in Crisis

Read Agriculture And Food In Crisis By Brian Tokar The Failures Of Free Market Capitalism Are Perhaps Nowhere 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 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 Shaped By A System That Is Oriented Around The Creation Of Profit Above All Else, With Food As Nothing But An Afterthought.As The Authors Make Clear, It Is Technically Possible To Feed To World S People, But It Is Not Possible To Do So As Long As Capitalism Exists Toward That End, They Examine What Can Be, And Is Being, Done To Create A Human Centered And Ecologically Sound System Of Food Production, From Sustainable Agriculture And Organic Farming On A Large Scale To Movements For Radical Land Reform And National Food Sovereignty This Book Will Serve As An Indispensible Guide To The Years Ahead, In Which World Politics Will No Doubt Come To Be Increasingly Understood As Food Politics.Agriculture and Food in Crisis

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  • Paperback
  • 348 pages
  • Agriculture and Food in Crisis
  • Brian Tokar
  • English
  • 13 March 2018
  • 9781583672266

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  1. says:

    OK, finally, this is the book I will be pushing on my friends and passing off after inquiries into What do you do or why It covers an explanation the financial and food crises and a historical overview of how peasant agriculture got all tied up in the global trade and finance systems some pointed case studies on issue like land reform and biofuels and most importantly, a serious inquiry into social movements for food sovereignty and the science of agro ecology as practical, effective, and accessible solutions to these problems.Thorough but not as overloaded and overwhelming as Food Rebellions More agriculture, agro ecology, and respect for farmer led movements than The New Famines More advocacy, urgency, and caustic critique than Food Policy for Developing Countries.An anthology filled with the important voices doing this work, including Eric Holt Gimenez, Via Campesina s biggest stateside solidarity advocate, Miguel Altieri, the father of agro ecological science, Philip McMichael, the wellok, I kind of don t care about McMichael because he doesn t really ever say new stuff, but what he does say, is funny and tight, and I m sure a bunch of authors whose names I am hoping to come to know and will...

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