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By Fred Magdoff,Brian Tokar

ISBN-10: 1583672265

ISBN-13: 9781583672266

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ISBN-13: 9781583672273

The disasters of “free-market” capitalism are might be nowhere extra obvious than within the construction and distribution of meals. even if glossy human societies have attained exceptional degrees of wealth, an important quantity of the world’s inhabitants maintains to be afflicted by starvation or meals lack of confidence every day. In Agriculture and foodstuff in Crisis, Fred Magdoff and Brian Tokar have assembled a great number of students from world wide to discover this scary long term development in foodstuff creation. whereas coming near near the problem from many angles, the individuals to this quantity proportion a spotlight on investigating how agricultural construction is formed by means of a procedure that's orientated round the construction of revenue chiefly else, with meals as not anything yet an afterthought.

As the authors clarify, it's technically attainable to feed to world’s humans, however it isn't really attainable to take action so long as capitalism exists. towards that finish, they research what might be, and is being, performed to create a human-centered and ecologically sound method of nutrition construction, from sustainable agriculture and natural farming on a wide scale to pursuits for radical land reform and nationwide nutrition sovereignty. This publication will function an indispensible consultant to the years forward, within which international politics will doubtless become more and more understood as meals politics.

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