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The Death of Ramón González

The Death of Ramón González


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About the Book

The Death of Ramón González has become a benchmark book since its publication in 1990. It has been taught in undergraduate and graduate courses in every social science discipline, sustainable and alternative agriculture, environmental studies, ecology, ethnic studies, public health, and Mexican, Latin American, and environmental history. The book has also been used at the University of California-Santa Cruz as a model of interdisciplinary work and at the University of Iowa as a model of fine journalism, and has inspired numerous other books, theses, films, and investigative journalism pieces.

This revised edition of The Death of Ramón González updates the science and politics of pesticides and agricultural development. In a new afterword, Angus Wright reconsiders the book's central ideas within the context of globalization, trade liberalization, and NAFTA, showing that in many ways what he called "the modern agricultural dilemma" should now be thought of as a "twenty-first century dilemma" that involves far more than agriculture.


About the Author:

Angus Wright is Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies at California State University, Sacramento.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780292712683
  • Publisher: University of Texas Press
  • Publisher Imprint: University of Texas Press
  • Depth: 32
  • Height: 231 mm
  • No of Pages: 422
  • Series Title: English
  • Sub Title: The Modern Agricultural Dilemma
  • Width: 155 mm
  • ISBN-10: 0292712685
  • Publisher Date: 01 Sep 2005
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 2 Revised
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 30 mm
  • Weight: 627 gr


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