Breakfast of Biodiversity The Political Ecology of Rain Forest Destruction

ISBN-10: 093502896X
ISBN-13: 9780935028966
Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)
List price: $16.95
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Institute for Food & Development Policy/Food First Books
Publication date: 10/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 207
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

"In Breakfast of Biodiversity, John Vandermeer and Ivette Perfecto insightfully describe the ways in which such factors as the international banking system, modern agricultural techniques, rain forest ecology, and the struggles of the poor interact to bring down the forest. They weave an alternative vision in which democracy, sustainable agriculture, and land security for the poor are at the center of the movement to save the tropical environment."--BOOK JACKET.

Ivette Perfecto is Professor of Natural Resources at the University of Michigan. John Vandermeer is Arthur Thurnau Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan. During a distinguished academic career he has published widely on agroecology and the surrounding issues, and he has edited or co-edited numerous books. Angus Wright is Emeritus Professor of Environmental Studies at California State University Sacramento, where he was one of the founders of the program.

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