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Terrorism, Radicalism, and Populism in Agriculture.

Author: Luther G Tweeten
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2008.
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While terrorism in agriculture takes few lives, the misinformation emerging from the rhetoric of anti-globalists, radical environmentalists, and animal welfare extremists costs Americans billions of dollars in lost income every year. This controversial volume illuminates the political, economic, and global effects of these groups on the agricultural industry. The clear, concise, and readable book discusses specific  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luther G Tweeten
ISBN: 9780470384763 047038476X 1281450197 9781281450197
OCLC Number: 476175008
Description: 1 online resource (206 pages)
Contents: TERRORISM, RADICALISM, AND POPULISM IN AGRICULTURE; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction to Radical, Populist, and Terrorist Agriculture; 2 Understanding How Radical Agriculturalists Think: Postmodernist Philosophy; 3 Antiglobalists; 4 Radical Environmentalists; 5 Luddites; 6 Animal Rightists; 7 Agrarian Populism and Farm Fundamentalism; 8 Populist Mythology; 9 Farm Organizations, Protest, and Populism; 10 Summing Up: Costs and Cures; Index.

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While terrorism in agriculture takes few lives, the misinformation emerging from the rhetoric of anti-globalists, radical environmentalists, and animal welfare extremists costs Americans billions of dollars in lost income every year. This controversial volume illuminates the political, economic, and global effects of these groups on the agricultural industry. The clear, concise, and readable book discusses specific events and issues, helping readers understand how radical agriculturalists think. Tweeten explains how half truths and false ideologies find their way into our political systems and.

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