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Farming on the Margin: Women Organic Farmers in Hawai‘i

Aya Hirata Kimura

in Food and Power in Hawai'i: Visions of Food Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824858537
eISBN:
9780824873042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858537.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The chapter examines the circumstances of organic agriculture in Hawai‘i. Given the prominent role played by women in organic agriculture in the US, a particular attention is paid to the role of ... More


The Rise and Evolution of Coffee Certification

Graeme Auld

in Constructing Private Governance: The Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300190533
eISBN:
9780300210330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190533.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter traces the origins of certification programs in the coffee industry, with particular reference to the impact of developments in the intergovernmental arena since the 1960s. It examines ... More


“Making an Ant’s Forehead of Difference”: Organic Agriculture as an Alternative Lifestyle in Japan

Nancy Rosenberger

in Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines alternative ways of living in Japan in the 2000s by focusing on the life of a young female organic farmer in relation to the concepts of resistance and identity. Drawing on the ... More


Alternative Ideals, 1944–1958

Venus Bivar

in Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469641188
eISBN:
9781469641195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641188.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In response to the industrialization of agriculture, biodynamic and organic practices emerged across Europe. Inspired by the work of Rudolph Steiner, French doctors, farmers, and agronomists banded ... More


Green Consumption in a Dangerous World

Thomas Jundt

in Greening the Red, White, and Blue: The Bomb, Big Business, and Consumer Resistance in Postwar America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199791200
eISBN:
9780199378562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791200.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Organic agriculture was at the heart of an alternative, environmental vision for postwar America. J. I. Rodale led the way with his book Pay Dirt: Farming and Gardening with Composts (1945), and his ... More


Eco-Alchemy: Anthroposophy and the History and Future of Environmentalism

Dan McKanan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520290051
eISBN:
9780520964389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290051.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

For the past century, initiatives inspired by Rudolf Steiner’s anthroposophy have contributed to the evolution of environmental activism. Steiner’s 1924 course of lectures on agriculture initiated ... More


Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France

Venus Bivar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469641188
eISBN:
9781469641195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641188.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

France is often held up as a bastion of gastronomic refinement and as a model of artisanal agriculture and husbandry. But French farming is not at all what it seems. Countering the standard stories ... More


Community Environmental Education

Marianne E. Krasny, Mutizwa Mukute, Olivia M. Aguilar, Mapula Priscilla Masilela, and Lausanne Olvitt

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines the positive impact of community environmental education programs on both communities and the environment. Community environmental education uses environmental learning and ... More


Organic Farmers on the Ridge: The Hyolmo of Sermathang, Nepal

Tor H. Aase and Prem Sagar Chapagain

in Climate Change and the Future of Himalayan Farming

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199475476
eISBN:
9780199097739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199475476.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Science, Technology and Environment

Sermathang is a dynamic village that has banned all application of chemical inputs in farming. All organic materials are utilized as manure, including human ‘night soil’. Since Buddhists shall not ... More


Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship

Geoffrey Jones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198706977
eISBN:
9780191840340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198706977.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

The book tells the unknown story of entrepreneurs who believed business could help create a more sustainable world. It challenges the received point of view that such green entrepreneurs are a recent ... More


‘Socialism creates a better opportunity’: environmental justice in Cuba

Karen Bell

in Achieving environmental justice: A cross-national analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305941
eISBN:
9781447302933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305941.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In 2006, Cuba earned international recognition as the only country in the world to have achieved sustainable development. This was based on the country’s relatively high indicators for social ... More


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