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Food Systems in an Unequal World : Pesticides, Vegetables, and Agrarian Capitalism in Costa Rica.

By: Galt, Ryan E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Society, environment, and place: Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [2014]Description: 1 online resource (1 online resource).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1306540224; 9781306540223; 9780816598908; 0816598908.Subject(s): Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Costa Rica | Agricultural laborers -- Health and hygiene -- Costa Rica | Farmers -- Costa Rica -- Social conditions | Farmers -- Health and hygiene -- Costa Rica | Pesticides -- Government policy -- Costa Rica | Pesticides -- Health aspects -- Costa RicaAdditional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 363.7 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Pesticide problems, pesticide paradoxes -- Farm households, environmental geography, and agrarian capitalism -- Socioeconomic differentiation and geographies of nature -- An environmental history of agricultural industrialization -- Policing pesticides -- Regulatory risk and the temptations of methamidophos -- It just goes to kill Ticos?
Summary: "Food Systems in an Unequal World examines regulatory risk and how it translates to and impacts farmers in Costa Rica. Ryan E. Galt shows how the food produced for domestic markets lacks regulation similar to that of export markets, creating a dangerous double standard of pesticide use"-- Provided by publisher.
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Pesticide problems, pesticide paradoxes -- Farm households, environmental geography, and agrarian capitalism -- Socioeconomic differentiation and geographies of nature -- An environmental history of agricultural industrialization -- Policing pesticides -- Regulatory risk and the temptations of methamidophos -- It just goes to kill Ticos?

"Food Systems in an Unequal World examines regulatory risk and how it translates to and impacts farmers in Costa Rica. Ryan E. Galt shows how the food produced for domestic markets lacks regulation similar to that of export markets, creating a dangerous double standard of pesticide use"-- Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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