Agriculture and Food in Crisis
Conflict, Resistance, and RenewaleBook - 2010
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 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 s.
Publisher: New York : Monthly Review Press, ©2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (348 pages) : illustrations