Agroecology: A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach is the first book to focus on agroecology as a transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented process. Using a combined theoretical and practical approach, this collection of work from pioneers in the subject along with the latest generation of acknowledged leaders
Introduction: Agroecology as a Transdisciplinary, Participatory, and Action-oriented Approach. Agroecology: Roots of Resistance to Industrialized Food Systems. Transformative Agroecology: Foundations in Agricultural Practice, Agrarian Social Thought, and Sociological Theory. Political Agroecology: An Essential Tool to Promote Agrarian Sustainability. Learning Agroecology through Involvement and Reflection. Complexity in Tradition and Science: Intersecting Theoretical Frameworks in Agroecological Research. Agroecology, Food Sovereignty, and the New Green Revolution. The Intercultural Origin of Agroecology: Contributions from Mexico. Participatory Action Research for an Agroecological Transition in Spain: Building Local Organic Food Networks. Agroecology, Food Sovereignty, and Urban Agriculture in the United States. On the Ground: Putting Agroecology to Work through Applied Research and Extension in Vermont. Agroecology as a Food Security and Sovereignty Strategy in Coffee-Growing Communities: Opportunities and Challenges in San Ramon, Nicaragua. The Mesoamerican Agroenvironmental Program: Critical Lessons Learned from an Integrated Approach to Achieve Sustainable Land Management. Analysis of Tropical Home Gardens through an Agroecology and Anthropological Ecology Perspective.