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Manufacturing green gold : capital, labor, and technology in the lettuce industry

Author: William H Friedland; Amy E Barton; Robert J Thomas
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1981.
Series: Arnold and Caroline Rose monograph series of the American Sociological Association.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally published in 1981, this book examines the ways in which social groups interact in the making of a common food in American society: iceberg lettuce. The major questions posed by the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William H Friedland; Amy E Barton; Robert J Thomas
ISBN: 0521242843 9780521242844 0521285844 9780521285841
OCLC Number: 7577960
Description: x, 159 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Agriculture and the comparative analysis of production systems; 2. Theory and method; 3. The social organization of lettuce production; 4. Projected consequences of technological change in the lettuce industry; 5. Conclusion; Appendix 1. Basis for calculation of displacement numbers and rates; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Arnold and Caroline Rose monograph series of the American Sociological Association.
Responsibility: William H. Friedland, Amy E. Barton, Robert J. Thomas.
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