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Agrarianism and the Good SocietyLand, Culture, Conflict, and Hope

Agrarianism and the Good Society: Land, Culture, Conflict, and Hope

Eric T. Freyfogle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124391
eISBN:
9780813134888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124391.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Every society expresses its fundamental values and hopes in the ways it inhabits its landscapes. In this exploration, this book raises difficult questions about America's core values while ... More

Growing Stories from IndiaReligion and the Fate of Agriculture

Growing Stories from India: Religion and the Fate of Agriculture

A. Whitney Sanford

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134123
eISBN:
9780813135915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134123.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The seven chapters in this book explore the narrative dimensions of human relations with the earth and suggest that we might not only come to understand our narratives but also to employ our ... More

Killing TraditionInside Hunting and Animal Rights Controversies

Killing Tradition: Inside Hunting and Animal Rights Controversies

Simon J. Bronner

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125282
eISBN:
9780813135007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125282.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Is hunting a bygone activity, out of touch with modern life; or is it valuable as an escape from it? Does hunting promote violence, not just to animals, but to humans as well? Is hunting, with its ... More

Living SustainablyWhat Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence

Living Sustainably: What Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence

A. Whitney Sanford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813168630
eISBN:
9780813168951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168630.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

How can we live together in ways that are healthy and sustainable for people and the planet? This book tells the story of people attempting to live intentionally and sustainably by practicing ideals ... More

Return to Nature?An Ecological Counterhistory

Return to Nature?: An Ecological Counterhistory

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134338
eISBN:
9780813135953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134338.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Sustainability has become a compelling topic of domestic and international debate as the world searches for effective solutions to accumulating ecological problems. This book demonstrates how nature ... More

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