Deep Disagreement In U.s. Agriculture
Making Sense Of Policy Conflict
This book exemplifies disagreements in agricultural research and agricultural policies in the U.S. It hopes to expand the capacity for critical discussion on matters of agriculture and attempts to open a path to more fruitful communication among participants in agricultural controversy.
Table of Contents
Part One: Assaying the Problem 1. Introduction 2. Sources of Polarization: Facts vs Values 3. Sources of Incomprehension: The Clash of Contexts 4. From Values to Ideologies 5. How to Work with Ideology Part Two: Describing the Differences 6. Comparing Ideologies 7. Agriculture and Human Nature 8. Nature 9. Knowledge 10. Social Order 11. Praxis Part Three: Getting Closer to the Action 12. Ideologies in the Legislature: A Guide to Hearing Hearings 13. Research Agendas as Social Action 14. Conclusion