Request PDF on ResearchGate | Agroecology: The Ecology of Food Systems Stephen R. Gliessman at University of California, Santa Cruz. Stephen R. Gliessman, University of California Santa Cruz. I am an agroecologist who integrates science, practice, and social activism. After earning my. Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems. Front Cover. Stephen R . Gliessman. CRC Press, – Technology & Engineering – pages.
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Providing the theoretical and conceptual framework for this continually evolving field, Agroecology: The book concludes with a call to action so that research and education can link together for transformative change in our food systems. The book is well-written and contains many helpful figures and tables. The country you have selected will result in the following: 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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