The Resource Sustainable food systems : the role of the city, Robert Biel, (electronic resource)

Sustainable food systems : the role of the city, Robert Biel, (electronic resource)

Label
Sustainable food systems : the role of the city
Title
Sustainable food systems
Title remainder
the role of the city
Statement of responsibility
Robert Biel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
338.191732
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD9000.5
LC item number
.B54 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Sustainable food systems : the role of the city, Robert Biel, (electronic resource)
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of figures; 1 Introduction; 2 Searching for a new model of food and farming; A confession of impasse, searching for a new beginning; Distributive justice as a critique of social ills; 'Transition': a challenge to human imagining; 3 The mainstream farming paradigm -- what went wrong?; Three faces of alienation; The Malthusian spectre; Reductionism and the chemical paradigm; 4 How systems change: crisis and rift; Two views on equilibrium; Regime shifts and the role of feedback; Introducing 'panarchy' -- how systems are ruled
  • Agriculture and capital accumulationResisting the co-optation of small farmers in a new regime of imperialism; 11 Built systems, biomimicry and urban food-growing; The universality of structure; Physical applications of biomimicry to the sustainable city; Integration of urban farming with the hi-tech sector; A critical view of technocentrism; The role of food-related networks; Urban composting -- the case for qualitative intensification; The troubled legacy of modernism; Perils of the neo-liberal city; 12 Autonomy, radicalism and the commons; Co-optation: the lingering threat
  • Perverted discourses of 'community' and organicsGuerrilla gardening and the critique of the state; Debating the history and continued relevance of socialism; 'Commons' as an abiding organisational solution; Bibliography; Index
  • Phase-change: under capitalism and beyond5 Embracing complexity: the earth system, land and soil; Picturing a world of diversity and interaction; The rich potential of co-operation; 6 Dialectics of a (re)discovered sustainability; Pathways to a reconnection with indigenous thought; The 'messy mix': where new and old overlap; The realm of conscious visioning; 7 Political dimensions -- agriculture and class struggle; The weight of history: good and bad sides of 'tradition'; A critique of work; How farming structure may relate to yield; Where capitalism made things worse
  • The abiding need to challenge stagnant order8 Towards a new paradigm -- practical guidelines; The 'tame' and the 'wild'; The dialogue of human will with evolution; Seeds of oppression, seeds of hope; 9 Regenerating the earth system, working with climate; Plants as solar power stations; The role of feedbacks in plant-climate interaction; 10 Food, imperialism and dependency; The 'Green Revolution' in the structural logic of imperialism; Neo-colonialism's harsh impact on the global South; An imperialism of resource flows, and how to fight it; Trade specialisation and the rise of globalism
Control code
ocn965142343
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781911307099
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1hz8xzn
  • ef67b8e7-14ce-4abd-a52c-79b25b9429c1
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36099028
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)965142343
  • jstoro1911307096

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
Processing Feedback ...