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New Issue of Environment and Society!

New Issue of Environment and Society!

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New Featured Article!: "Agroecology and Radical Grassroots Movements’ Evolving Moral Economies"

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Agroecology and Radical Grassroots Movements’ Evolving Moral Economies

Author: David Meek Volume 5, Number 1 (2014) Abstract: I focus on the role of agroecology in rural proletarian social movements in this article. First, I highlight these movements’ conception of agroecology as an important element of their political ideology. Second, I explore the value of agroecology in helping maintain the permanence of the peasantry. Third, I show that rural proletarian movements emphasize agroecology because it is key to attaining sovereignty. I draw upon the geographic lenses of territory, the production of space, and autonomous geographies in positing these arguments. Throughout the article, I draw upon a case ... Read more

Tags: agrarian questionagroecologyBrazilian Landless Workers Movement food sovereigntymoral economyrepeasantization

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Current Issue

Volume 8, Number 1 (2017)

  1. Introduction: Measurements and Metrics [Free to all readers!]

    Dan Brockington
  2. Systematic Review of Recent Social Indicator Efforts in US Coastal and Ocean Ecosystems (2000-2016)

    Victoria C. Ramenzoni and David Yoskowitz
  3. A Crystal Ball for Forests? Analyzing the Social-Ecological Impacts of Forest Conservation and Management over the Long Term [Open Access]

    Daniel C. Miller, Pushpendra Rana, and Catherine Benson Wahlén
  4. Culturally Grounded Indicators of Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems

    Eleanor Sterling et al.
  5. The Metrics of Making Ecosystem Services

    Pamela McElwee
  6. Natural Resources by Numbers: The Promise of “El uno por mil” in Ecuador’s Yasuní-ITT Oil Operations

    Amelia Fiskes
  7. Accounting for Loss in Fish Stocks: A Word on Life as Biological Asset

    Jennifer E. Telesca
  8. Parks, Proxies, and People: Ideology, Epistemology, and the Measurement of Human Population Growth on Protected Area Edges

    David M. Hoffman
  9. Temperature and Capital: Measuring the Future with Quantified Heat

    Scott W. Schwartz
  10. Review Essay: Is There a National Paradigm to Sustainable Development?

    Yves Laberge

 

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