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dc.contributor.authorHeller, Chaia
dc.date.accessioned2022-02-17T05:33:09Z
dc.date.available2022-02-17T05:33:09Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.urihttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/52917
dc.description.abstractThe Confédération Paysanne, one of France's largest farmers' unions, has successfully fought against genetically modified organisms (GMOs), but unlike other allied movements, theirs has been led by producers rather than consumers. In Food, Farms, and Solidarity, Chaia Heller analyzes the group's complex strategies and campaigns, including a call for a Europe-wide ban on GM crops and hormone-treated beef, and a protest staged at a McDonald's. Her study of the Confédération Paysanne shows the challenges small farms face in a postindustrial agricultural world. Heller also reveals how the language the union uses to argue against GMOs encompasses more than the risks they pose; emphasizing solidarity has allowed farmers to focus on food as a cultural practice and align themselves with other workers. Heller's examination of the Confédération Paysanne's commitment to a vision of alter-globalization, the idea of substantive alternatives to neoliberal globalization, demonstrates how ecological and social justice can be restored in the world.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::R Earth sciences, geography, environment, planning::RN The environment::RNK Conservation of the environment
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JH Sociology & anthropology::JHM Anthropology::JHMC Social & cultural anthropology, ethnography
dc.subject.otherNature
dc.subject.otherEnvironmental Conservation & Protection
dc.subject.otherSocial Science
dc.subject.otherAnthropology
dc.subject.otherCultural & Social
dc.titleFood, Farms & Solidarity
dc.title.alternativeFrench Farmers Challenge Industrial Agriculture and Genetically Modified Crops
dc.typebook
oapen.relation.isPublishedByf0d6aaef-4159-4e01-b1ea-a7145b2ab14b
oapen.relation.isFundedByb818ba9d-2dd9-4fd7-a364-7f305aef7ee9
oapen.collectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
oapen.imprintDuke University Press
oapen.identifierhttps://openresearchlibrary.org/viewer/6ecde13a-87d5-4c4f-b389-e390b1929b56
oapen.identifier.isbn9781478092117
grantor.number6995


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