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Food for the Future: Conditions and Contradictions of Sustainability

By: P Allen

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Sep 1993 | #27922 | ISBN: 0471580821
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Fifteen leading proponents of the sustainable agricultural movement present a detailed description of the social, economic and political aspects of the sustainability concept. Solid introduction to the subject.


Partial table of contents: CONDITIONS OF SUSTAINABILITY: NEW CONCEPTUAL APPROACHES. The Production of Agricultural Sustainability: Observations from the Sociology of Science and Technology (F. Buttel). Regenerative Food Systems: Broadening the Scope and Agenda of Sustainability (K. Dahlberg). CONTRADICTIONS: SUSTAINABILITY BARRIERS TO OVERCOME. Is Sustainable Capitalism Possible? (J. O'Connor). Sustainable Development: Concepts, Contradictions, and Conflicts (M. Redclift). FOOD FOR THE FUTURE: DEVELOPING STRATEGIES FOR SUSTAINABILITY. After Midas's Feast: Alternative Food Regimes for the Future (H. Friedmann). Sustainable Agriculture and Domestic Hunger: Rethinking a Link Between Production and Consumption (K. Clancy). Index.

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PATRICIA ALLEN is Senior Analyst with the Agroecology Program, University of California, Santa Cruz.

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