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Cover for Ethical tensions from new technology: the case of agricultural biotechnology.

This book is an exploration into ethical tensions that new technology creates, with a particular focus on agricultural biotechnology and genetically modified (GM) food. There are four main arenas where new technologies generally, and agricultural biotechnology in particular, create ethical...

Author(s)
James, H. S., Jr.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetically modified organisms in food: ethical tensions and the labeling initiative.

This chapter explores the ethical implications of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food that originate from plants genetically altered through bioengineering. The chapter analyses the new federal statute recently passed in the USA purportedly to label these foods and evaluates whether in...

Author(s)
Strauss, D. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ethical tensions in regulation of agricultural biotechnology and their impact on policy outcomes: evidence from the USA and India.

This chapter uses the USA and India as case examples to analyse how ethical tensions arise related to agricultural biotechnology policy and how institutional framework and domestic politics address these ethical tensions and contribute to divergence in regulatory policy outcomes. It is shown, for...

Author(s)
Kolady, D. E.; Srivastava, S. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The 'Arab spring' in North Africa: Egypt and Tunisia.

This chapter deals with rural political economy and farmer resistance to dominant patterns of agricultural modernization. It explores a range of conflicts in Egypt and Tunisia's countryside in the context of broader government-declared agricultural strategy. Some recent forms of small farmer...

Author(s)
Bush, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Degraded capital formation: the Achilles' heel of Syria's agriculture.

This chapter explores a continuous decline in investment in Syria's agricultural sector in the decade before open conflict broke out. This decline was a product of explicit government policy and subsequent negligence of smallholders at the expense of commercial interests of well-connected urban...

Author(s)
Matar, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Yemen's agricultural world: crisis and prospects.

This chapter first describes Yemen's pre-1970 agricultural system, before the oil age's regional and global dynamics reworked the country's political ecology. Next, it explains remittances' role in restructuring Yemen, especially its agricultural sector. It then offers a quantitative and...

Author(s)
Ajl, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Farming for freedom: the shackled palestinian agricultural sector.

This chapter initially provides an overview of the Palestinian agricultural sector, which sets out its resources, productivity and contributions. This is then followed by a discussion of the impact of the Israeli occupation, which focuses on the distortion and deterioration of Palestinian...

Author(s)
Tartir, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainability of agriculture and food shortage: a brief analysis of the African condition.

This chapter looks at the current food shortage situation in sub-Saharan Africa, its principal causes and effects, and the policy and technical remedies for more sustainable agricultural solutions. Sections in this chapter discuss: population growth, food production and carrying capacity;...

Author(s)
James, V. U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for GM food systems and their economic impact.

This book includes 6 chapters examining the relevance of transgenic crops in food production, prices and the environment. It initially describes the historical evolution of biotechnology and defines key terms, before moving on to explore transgenic technology and food regime concepts. It analyses...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetically modified foods in the light of food regimes.

This chapter describes how transgenic technology issues can be understood in the light of food regime concepts and lead to different experience with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in different countries. It discusses GMO neoregulation in the USA, the European Union (with particular reference ...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book chapter

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