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Fighting for the future of food : activists versus agribusiness in the struggle over biotechnology

Author: Rachel Schurman; William A Munro
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press, [2010]
Series: Social movements, protest, and contention, v. 35.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addresses society's understanding and trust (or mistrust) of technological innovation and the complexities of the global agricultural system that provides our food.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Schurman; William A Munro
ISBN: 9780816647613 0816647615 9780816647620 0816647623
OCLC Number: 608491546
Description: xxx, 262 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The contending worlds of biotechnology --
Precursors to protest --
Creating an industry actor --
Forging a global movement --
The struggle over biotechnology in Western Europe --
Creating controversy in the United States --
Biotech battles and agricultural development in Africa --
Conclusion: A different future for biotechnology?
Series Title: Social movements, protest, and contention, v. 35.
Responsibility: Rachel Schurman and William A. Munro.

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How activists changed the trajectory of the new agricultural biotechnologies.  Read more...

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