Cover of: Hungry for profit | edited by Fred Magdoff, John Bellamy Foster, and Frederick H. Buttel

Hungry for profit

the agribusiness threat to farmers, food, and the environment

Published by Monthly Review Press in New York .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

An overview / Fred Magdoff, John Bellamy Foster and Frederick H. Buttel
The agrarian origins of capitalism / Ellen Meiksins Wood
Liebig, Marx, and the depletion of soil fertility : relevance for today's agriculture / John Bellamy Foster and Fred Magdoff
Concentration of ownership and control in agriculture / William D. Heffernan
Ecological impacts of industrial agriculture and the possibilities for truly sustainable farming / Miguel A. Altieri
The maturing of capitalist agriculture : farmer as proletarian / R.C. Lewontin
New agricultural biotechnologies : the struggle for democratic choice / Gerard Middendorf ... [et al.]
Global food politics / Philip McMichael
The great global enclosure of our times : peasants and the agrarian question at the end of the twentieth century / Farshad Araghi
Organizing U.S. farm workers : a continuous struggle / Linda C. Majka and Theo J. Majka
Rebuilding local food systems from the grassroots up / Elizabeth Henderson
Want amid plenty : from hunger to inequality / Janet Poppendieck
Cuba : a successful case study of sustainable agriculture / Peter M. Rosset
The importance of land reform in the reconstruction of China / Wiliam Hinton

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index


Library of Congress
HD9000.5 .H86 2000

The Physical Object

248 p. :
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1583670165, 1583670157
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