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Agricultural Biotechnology, Ethics, Family Farms, and Industrialization

  1. Jeffrey Burkhardt

Published Online: 15 OCT 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0471250597.mur001

Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology

Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology

How to Cite

Burkhardt, J. 2002. Agricultural Biotechnology, Ethics, Family Farms, and Industrialization. Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology. .

Author Information

  1. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2002

Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Industrialization of Agriculture

    • Industrialization of Agriculture: A Brief Overview

    • Current Structure of Agriculture

    • Ethics and Industrialization

  • Ethics and the Family Farm

    • Why Focus on the Family Farm?

    • Agrarian Populism and Farmers' Rights

    • Agrarian Traditionalism and the Moral Value of Farms

    • Family Farms and the Future

  • Biotechnology, Industrial Agriculture, and the Family Farm

    • Emergence of Agricultural Biotechnology

    • Reach of Agricultural Biotechnology

    • Biotechnology, Corporations, and the Family Farm

Keywords:

  • agricultural biotechnology