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Corporate Farming

(see also Family Farming, Toxic Waste & Hunger & Famine)


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Basics

On the Web: Articles

Raising Farm Subsidies, US Widens International Rift. Elizabeth Becker, NY Times (6/15/02).

The Ethics of Eating. Rich Heffern, National Catholic Reporter (5/24/02).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Clean Water Network.

Compassion in World Farming. Campaign to end factory farming of animals & long distance transport.

Factory Farming (Wisconsin Stewardship Network).

Families Against Rural Messes (FARM).

Grace Factory Farm Project.

Hog Watch.

Humane Farming Association.

The Meatrix.

Organization for Competitive Markets.

Rachel's Environment & Health News.

Sand Mountain Concerned Citizens.

UN Food & Agricultural Organization (FAO).

United Poultry Concerns.

Waterkeeper Alliance.

In the Library: Articles

Specter, Michael. “The extremist,” New Yorker (4/14/03):52-67.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Arax, Mark & Rick Wartzman. The King of California: J.G. Boswell and the Making of a Secret American Empire (NY: PublicAffairs, 2003).

Bovard, James. The Farm Fiasco (San Francisco: ICS, 1989).

Davidson, Osha Gray. Broken Heartland: The Rise of America's Rural Ghetto (NY: Free Press, 1990).

Dyer, Joel. Harvest of Rage. Why Oklahoma City is Only the Beginning (Boulder: Westview, 1997). Connects rural American dissidence to systematic & purposeful destruction of small farms by government, agro-conglomerates & banks since Adaptive Program for Agriculture was drawn up by Committee for Economic Development in 1962.

Goering, Peter; Helena Norberg-Hodge & John Page [1993] From the Ground Up: Rethinking Industrial Agriculture (2nd rev. ed.; NY: Zed, 2001).

Goodman, David. Globalizing Food: Agrarian Questions & Global Restructuring (NY: Routledge, 1997).

Gorelick, Steven. Small is Beautiful, Big is Subsidized: How Our Taxes Contribute to Social & Environmental Breakdown (Dartington, Devon: International Society for Ecology & Culture, 1998).

Hart, John Fraser. The Changing Scale of American Agriculture (Charlottesville: U. of Virginia, 2003).

Johnsen, Carolyn. Raising a Stink: The Struggle over Factory Hog Farms in Nebraska (Lincoln: U. of Nebraska, 2003).

Kimbrell, Andrew (ed.) Fatal Harvest: The Tragedy of Industrial Agriculture (Washington: Island, 2002).

Kneen, Brewster. Invisible Giant: Cargill & Its International Strategies (London: Pluto, 2002).

Knudsen, Odin; John Nash et al. Redefining Government's Role in Agriculture in the Nineties (Washington: World Bank, 1990).

Magdoff, Fred; John Bellamy Foster & Frederick H. Buttel (eds.) Hungry for Profit: The Agribusiness Threat to Farmers, Food, & the Environment (NY: Monthly Review, 2000).

Mason, Jim & Peter Singer. Animal Factories: What Agribusiness is Doing to the Family Farm, the Environment, & Your Health (NY: Harmony, 1990).

Pringle, Peter. Food Inc.: Mendel to Monsanto. The Promises & Perils of the Biotech Harvest (NY: Simon & Schuster, 2003).

Ross, Robert L. Mission Possible: The Story of the Latin American Agribusiness Development Corporation (LADD) (New Brunswick NJ: Transaction, 2000).

Sheingate, Adam D. The Rise of the Agricultural Welfare State: Institutions & Interest Group Power in the US, France, & Japan (Princeton: Princeton U, 199?).

Shiva, Vandana. Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply (Boston: South End, 199?)

Various authors. Factory Farming: The Experiment that Failed (Washington: Animal Welfare Institute, 1987).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Factory Farms" [1991], dir. Harvey Richards, ?m.

"Hungry for Profit" [1984], dir. Robert Richter, 87m.



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