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The Big Solutions: Localizing Agrifood Systems

David A. Cleveland

in Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277410
eISBN:
9780520957084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277410.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Agrifood system globalization is increasing rapidly, driven by industrial world governments and multinational corporations. Globalization increases the distance between inputs and production and ... More


The Alternative Agrifood Movement

Jill Lindsey Harrison

in Pesticide Drift and the Pursuit of Environmental Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015981
eISBN:
9780262298766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015981.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

To address the agrifood system problem of pesticide drift and environmental degradation, countless individuals and organizations have consistently tried to draw attention toward the failures of both ... More


Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture

David A. Cleveland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277410
eISBN:
9780520957084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277410.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

We are in the middle of a major, long-term food crisis—how do we get out of it? The goal of Balancing on a Planet is to empower readers to analyze the challenges facing the agrifood system so they ... More


The Rural Transformation

Julio A. Berdegué, Tomás Rosada, and Anthony J. Bebbington

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the rural transformation, a process of comprehensive societal change whereby rural societies diversify their economies and reduce their reliance on agriculture; become ... More


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