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Seeds, science, and struggle

Abby J. Kinchy

Seeds, science, and struggle

the global politics of transgenic crops

by Abby J. Kinchy

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Published by The MIT Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant genetic engineering,
  • Political aspects,
  • Risk assessment,
  • Transgenic plants

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAbby Kinchy
    SeriesFood, health, and the environment
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB123.57 .K48 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25202605M
    ISBN 109780262017817, 9780262517744
    LC Control Number2011053204

    Kinchy’s book is a valuable contribution, and should be required reading for those interested in further examining the overlap of social justice and genetic engineering, writes Joel Krupa. Seeds, Science, and Struggle: The Global Politics of Transgenic Crops. Abby Kinchy. MIT Press. Find this book. Request PDF | Seeds, Science, and Struggle: The Global Politics of Transgenic Crops | An examination of how advocates for alternative agriculture confront "science-based" regulation of genetically Author: Abby J. Kinchy.

      Abby Kinchy. Seeds, Science, and Struggle: The Global Politics of Transgenic Crops. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, pp. (hardcover). Price: $ ISBN: Read the review by Peter F. Eder of the World Future Society, published in the March issue of World Future Review: Abby Kinchy, a social scientist working in the interdisciplinary. The Seeds We Planted tells the story of Hālau Kū Māna, one of the only Hawaiian culture-based charter schools in urban Honolulu. Against the backdrop of the Hawaiian struggle for self-determination and the U.S. charter school movement, Noelani Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua reveals a critical tension: the successes of a school celebrating indigenous culture are measured by the standards of settler.

      Seeds of Science: Why We Got It So Wrong on GMOs. Mark Lynas Bloomsbury Sigma pp. Purchase this item now. As a biologist working to understand how plants sense and survive in stressful environments, I hope that some of my laboratory’s findings will contribute to a more sustainable society by reducing the environmental costs of growing food.   Mark Lynas is the author of three major popular science environmental books: High Tide (), Six Degrees () and The God Species (), as well as the Kindle Single ebook Nuclear ().Six Degrees won the Royal Society prize and was made into a National Geographic documentary. Lynas was advisor on climate change to the President of the Maldives from until the coup in Brand: Bloomsbury USA.


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The book ultimately demonstrates the shortcomings of dominant models of scientific risk governance, which marginalize alternative visions of rural livelihoods and sustainable food production. Seeds, Science, and Struggle successfully integrates social movement studies and the politics of science and technology.

Andrew Jamison. Department of. Seeds, Science, and Struggle successfully integrates social movement studies and the politics of science and technology." --Andrew Jamison, Department of Development and Planning, Aalborg University "In this lively and well-written book, Abby Kinchy takes us into the heart of the intense political struggles generated by the introduction of Author: Abby Kinchy.

Seeds, Science, and Struggle book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Genetic engineering has a wide range of cultural, economic, a /5. planting the seeds of science Download planting the seeds of science or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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Seeds, Science, and Struggle: The Global Politics of Transgenic Crops (Food, Health, and the Environment)Cited by: Seeds, Science, and Struggle Book Description: Genetic engineering has a wide range of cultural, economic, and ethical implications, yet it has become almost an article of faith that regulatory decisions about biotechnology be based only on evidence of specific quantifiable risks; to consider anything else is said to "politicize" regulation.

Seeds, Science, and Struggle: The Global Politics of Transgenic Crops Abby Kinchy, ; MIT Press, The implications of biotechnology applied to agriculture are highly contentious issues, which have spurred a polarized debate about crops that are genetically modified or engineered (GM/GE, also known as transgenics).Author: Pablo Lapegna.

Seeds, Science, and Struggle successfully integrates social movement studies and the politics of science and technology."--Andrew Jamison, Department of Development and Planning, Aalborg University.

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Seeds, Science, and Struggle focuses on social conflicts over canola in Canada and maize in Mexico, drawing out their linkages to the global food system and international environmental governance.

Seeds, Science, and Struggle ultimately demonstrates the shortcomings of dominant models of scientific risk governance, which marginalize alternative. Seeds, Science, and Struggle: The Global Politics of Transgenic Crops. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, pp. (hardcover).

Price: $ ISBN: Read the review by Peter F. Eder of the World Future Society, published in the March issue of World Future Review.

Excellent book on GMOs, from science to politics I enjoyed this book. Author Mark Lynas tells a great story about the science, ethics and politics of GMOs. As a former anti-GMO activist, Lynas provides great insights.

He explains the science of GMOs very well as he does most of the issues he discusses/5. PDF | On Jun 1,Kristal Jones and others published Seeds, Science, and Struggle: The Global Politics of Transgenic Crops, by Abby Kinchy, Cambridge, MA: MIT Author: Kristal Jones.

The journalist and former Science correspondent Mara Hvistendahl explores the history of Mo’s strange and, ultimately, sad career as an industrial operative in her third book, The Scientist and the Spy.

Although Mo could be either the scientist or the spy alluded to in the title, he is hardly the real subject of the book. A rather short book at just pages (excluding notes and references), “Seeds, Science, and Struggle” concisely covers an incredible breadth and depth of information on the GE crop debate and science and technology by: 2.

Seeds, Science, and Struggle Kinchy, Abby Published by The MIT Press Kinchy, Abby. Seeds, Science, and Struggle: The Global Politics of Transgenic Crops. recent book, which argues that opposition to GE crops in wealthy countries has stalled the development of Cited by:   Book Review: Seeds of Science.

This is where I start to struggle because the book moved away from my expectations. Instead of a focus on the biological science behind the safety of GEs, Lynas instead delves into the social science of Groupism, similar to groupthink.

He focuses on how anti-GMO activism has been driven by group morals and. Seeds, Science, and Struggle, published by the MIT Press indocuments the growing challenges to that reductionist approach to agricultural governance.

The book focuses on examples of social protest against genetic engineering and in defense of alternative forms of agriculture in Mexico and Canada. Get this from a library. Seeds, science, and struggle: the global politics of transgenic crops.

[Abby J Kinchy] -- An examination of how advocates for alternative agriculture confront "science-based" regulation of genetically engineered crops. This is a book packed full of fun and engaging science experiments that kids can do with seeds.

The experiments address questions such as what seeds need, the best temperature for sprouting seeds, and whether roots will always grow downwards. Seeds of Science: How We Got It So Wrong on GMOs Bloomsbury Sigma, $27 (p) ISBN Buy this book Lynas is at his most powerful discussing the struggle between science.environmental governance.

Kinchy’s book is a valuable contribution, and should be required reading for those interested in further examining the overlap of social justice and genetic engineering, writes Joel Krupa. Seeds, Science, and Struggle: The Global Politics of .have both had major dust-ups. In Seeds, Science, and Struggle, sociologist Abby Kinchy shows how very different the issues, conflicts, and outcomes have been.

The result is a book that is a valuable addition to the literatures on GM crops and on science studies. These literatures already include sev-Author: Glenn Davis Stone.