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An explicit and critical discussion of diverse perspectives in the growing field of agroecology, this book covers the conceptual and empirical material of an agroecological approach that aspires to be more transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented. The book then delves into power and control of food systems by agribusiness, and the need to develop a new paradigm that moves beyond production and explores issues of food justice, equity, food security and sovereignty.

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For Instructors Request Inspection Copy. User lists with this item 1 ecologia 1 items by eder updated Using a combined theoretical and practical approach, this collection of work from pioneers in the subject along with the latest generation of acknowledged leaders engages social actors on different geo-political scales to transform the global agrifood system.

Add to Wish List. The book concludes with a call to action so that research and education can link together for transformative change in our food systems. In addition to illustrating systems of agroecology that will improve food systems around the world, it lays the groundwork for further innovations to create better sustainability for all people, ecologies, and landscapes.

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It deserves to be in every library, and is a pleasure to read. The name field is required. By using selected regional examinations of agroecological efforts in China as examples, this book provides models of how to conduct research on a gliessman range of agroecosystems found worldwide. Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Written by an expert with more than 40 years of experience, the third edition begins with a strong ecological foundation for farming practices and ends with all of us thinking about the critical importance of transitioning to a new paradigm for food and agriculture, and what this means for our future.

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Please verify that you are not a robot. It demonstrates in a series of international case studies how to combine the more production-oriented focus of the agronomist with the more systems-oriented viewpoint of the ecologist. Topics agrocologia increasing sustainability in Mediterranean cropping systems with self-reseeding annual legumes, manipulating plant biodiversity to enhance biological control of insect pests, nematode communities as ecological indicators of agroecosystem health, and a policy oriented analysis of socioenvironmental dynamics with special reference to forest margins in North Lampung, Indonesia.

A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach is the first book to focus on agroecology as a transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented process. Transdisciplinary research integrates different academic disciplines as well as diverse forms of knowledge, including experiential, cultural, and spiritual. All instructor resources are now available on our Instructor Hub. It is becoming quite clear that the only way to keep the food crisis from escalating is to promote the conversion processes that will move agriculture to sustainability.

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You may send this item to up to five recipients. Request an e-inspection copy. The conversion to sustainable agriculture: Presenting eco-agriculture systems that are somewhat unique in comparison to those of the United States, Latin Glliessman, and Europe, Agroecology in China gives insight on how Chinese agroecologists, under the political and cultural systems specific to China, have created a strong foundation for ecologically sound agroecosystem design and management that can be applied and adapted to food systems elsewhere in the world.


Chapters on animal production and social change in food systems Updated case studies, references, websites, and new research Agroecologiw on how climate change impacts agriculture Greater focus on health issues related to food The book begins with a focus on the key ecological factors and resources that impact agricultural plants and animals agroscologia individual organisms.

Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition

The book is divided into two sections, with the first providing conceptual bases and the second presenting case studies. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item The eleven contributions discuss both management practices specific to a particular region and more global efforts to develop set of indicators of sustainability.

Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. The book provides a four-stage transition process for achieving sustainability and an in-depth analysis of the global efforts to make farms more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly.

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