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The Struggle for Maize: Campesinos, Workers, and Transgenic Corn in the Mexican Countryside

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Informationen zum Autor Elizabeth Fitting is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Dalhous... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Elizabeth Fitting is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Dalhousie University in Halifax! Nova Scotia. Klappentext Argues that maize biodiversity in central and southern Mexico is threatened as much by rural out-migration as by the flow of genes from genetically modified to local corn varieties. Zusammenfassung Argues that maize biodiversity in central and southern Mexico is threatened as much by rural out-migration as by the flow of genes from genetically modified to local corn varieties. Inhaltsverzeichnis Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations Introduction: The Struggle for Mexican Maize Part 1: Debates Chapter 1: Transgenic Maize and Its Experts; Chapter 2: Corn and the Hybrid Nation Part II: Livelihoods Chapter 3: Community and Conflict; Chapter 4: Remaking the Countryside; Chapter 5: From Campesinos to Migrant and Maquila Workers?; Conclusion; Appendix: Producer Interviews! 2001-2002 Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index

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Argues that maize biodiversity in central and southern Mexico is threatened as much by rural out-migration as by the flow of genes from genetically modified to local corn varieties.



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Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations Introduction: The Struggle for Mexican Maize Part 1: Debates Chapter 1: Transgenic Maize and Its Experts; Chapter 2: Corn and the Hybrid Nation Part II: Livelihoods Chapter 3: Community and Conflict; Chapter 4: Remaking the Countryside; Chapter 5: From Campesinos to Migrant and Maquila Workers?; Conclusion; Appendix: Producer Interviews, 2001-2002 Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index

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Titre: The Struggle for Maize: Campesinos, Workers, and Transgenic Corn in the Mexican Countryside
Sous-titre: Campesinos, Workers, and Transgenic Corn in the Mexican Countryside
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Code EAN: 9780822349563
ISBN: 978-0-8223-4956-3
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Duke Univ Pr
Genre: Economie publique
nombre de pages: 302
Poids: 396g
Taille: H221mm x B141mm x T22mm
Année: 2011