By V. Ernesto Méndez, Christopher M. Bacon, Roseann Cohen, Stephen R. Gliessman

ISBN-10: 1482241773

ISBN-13: 9781482241778

Agroecology: A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach is the 1st booklet to target agroecology as a transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented method. utilizing a mixed theoretical and sensible technique, this selection of paintings from pioneers within the topic in addition to the most recent iteration of stated leaders engages social actors on varied geo-political scales to rework the worldwide agrifood system.

The e-book is split into sections, with the 1st delivering conceptual bases and the second one offering case reports. It describes options and purposes of transdisciplinary learn and participatory motion examine (PAR). Transdisciplinary examine integrates diversified educational disciplines in addition to varied types of wisdom, together with experiential, cultural, and non secular. Participatory motion study offers a fashion of attractive all appropriate actors as a way to create an equitable means of study, mirrored image, and task to make wanted alterations. Six case experiences express how practitioners have grappled with utilising this integration in agroecological paintings inside of various geographic and socio-ecological contexts.

An specific and demanding dialogue of various views within the growing to be box of agroecology, this ebook covers the conceptual and empirical fabric of an agroecological strategy that aspires to be extra transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented. as well as illustrating platforms of agroecology that would increase nutrition structures world wide, it lays the basis for additional strategies to create higher sustainability for each person, ecologies, and landscapes.

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