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Seeds, science, and struggle : the global politics of transgenic crops

Author: Abby J Kinchy
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2012.
Series: Food, health, and the environment.
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An examination of how advocates for alternative agriculture confront "science-based" regulation of genetically engineered crops.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kinchy, Abby J.
Seeds, science, and struggle.
Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011053204
(OCoLC)775662190
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abby J Kinchy
ISBN: 9780262305570 0262305577
OCLC Number: 802694751
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: genes out of place --
Free markets, sound science --
The maize movement and expert advice --
The politics of biosafety monitoring --
Patents on out-of-place genes --
Protecting organic markets --
Conclusion: science and struggles for change.
Series Title: Food, health, and the environment.
Responsibility: Abby Kinchy.

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An examination of how advocates for alternative agriculture confront "science-based" regulation of genetically engineered crops.

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"Abby Kinchy brings to life the struggle taking place around the world against transgenic crops and the companies that market them. In a richly contextualized study she describes the strategies and Read more...

 
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