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Interactions between agroecosystems and rural communities

Author: Cornelia Butler Flora
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2001.
Series: Advances in agroecology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interactions Between Agroecosystems and Rural Communities explores how human behavior impacts agroecosystems both positively and negatively. It provides you with an understanding of alternative ways of working with human communities to increase agroecosystem sustainability. Through a general overview and a series of case studies, the book demonstrates how changes in the economy influence what local people can do to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cornelia Butler Flora
ISBN: 0849309174 9780849309175
OCLC Number: 45129010
Description: xvi, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Cornelia Butler Flora --
Shifting Agroecosystems and Communities / Cornelia Butler Flora --
Altered Landscapes and Transformed Livelihoods: Banana Companies, Panama Disease, and Rural Communities on the North Coast of Honduras, 1880-1950 / John Soluri --
Community Culture and the Evolution of Hog Production: Eastern and Western Oklahoma / Chris Mayda --
Forest Conservation and Degradation in a Subsubsistence Agricultural System: Community and Forestry in Mexico / Daniel James Klooster --
Community Fruits and Vegetables for Export: The Impact on Two Mexican Ecosystems and Rural Communities / Magdalena Barros Nock --
Communities of Interest and Agro-Ecosystem Restoration: Streuobst in Europe / Felix Herzog, Anja Oetmann --
Transhumant Communities and Agroecosystems in Patagonia / Monica Bendini --
Farm--Community Entrepreneurial Partnerships in the Midwest / Cornelia Butler Flora, Gregory McIsaac, Stephen Gasteyer, Margaret Kroma --
A Learning Approach to Community Agroecosystem Management / Clive Lightfoot, Maria Fernandez, Reg Noble, Ricardo Ramirez, Annemarie Groot, Edith Fernandez-Baca, Francis Shao, Grace Muro, Simon Okelabo, Anthony Mugenyi, Isaac Bekalo, Andrew Rianga, Lynette Obare --
Bridges to Sustainability: Links between Agriculture, Community and Ecosystems / Lorna Michael Butler, Richard Carkner --
Rural Community Leadership in the Lake Benton Watershed / Wayne Monsen.
Series Title: Advances in agroecology.
Responsibility: edited by Cornelia Flora.
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Written by a leading rural sociologist in the United States, this title shows how human behavior impacts agroecosystems both positively and negatively and provides the reader with an understanding of  Read more...

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