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Terrorism, Radicalism, and Populism in Agriculture

ISBN/ASIN: 9780813821580,9780470384985 | 2003 | English | pdf | 194/194 pages | 7.72 Mb
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell | Author: Luther Tweeten(auth.)

While terrorism in agriculture takes few lives, the misinformation emerging from the rhetoric of anti-globalists, radical environmentalists, and animal welfare extremists costs Americans billions of dollars in lost income every year. This controversial volume illuminates the political, economic, and global effects of these groups on the agricultural industry.

The clear, concise, and readable book discusses specific events and issues, helping readers understand how radical agriculturalists think. Tweeten explains how half truths and false ideologies find their way into our political systems and bring about bad public decisions, increasing losses and causing global repercussions.

Terrorism, Radicalism, and Populism in Agriculture offers enlightenment for anyone involved in business, agriculture, policy-making and politics.Content:
Chapter 1 Introduction to Radical, Populist, and Terrorist Agriculture (pages 1–10):
Chapter 2 Understanding How Radical Agriculturalists Think: Postmodernist Philosophy (pages 11–25):
Chapter 3 Antiglobalists (pages 27–49):
Chapter 4 Radical Environmentalists (pages 51–76):
Chapter 5 Luddites (pages 77–93):
Chapter 6 Animal Rightists (pages 95–109):
Chapter 7 Agrarian Populism and Farm Fundamentalism (pages 111–127):
Chapter 8 Populist Mythology (pages 129–151):
Chapter 9 Farm Organizations, Protest, and Populism (pages 153–180):
Chapter 10 Summing up: Costs and Cures (pages 181–189):

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