Growing Resistance: Canadian Farmers and the Politics of Genetically Modified Wheat

Growing Resistance: Canadian Farmers and the Politics of Genetically Modified Wheat

by Emily Eaton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780887557446
Publisher: University of Manitoba Press
Publication date: 04/01/2013
Edition description: 1
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author



Emily Eaton is an Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Regina specializing in political economy and natural resource economies.

Table of Contents

Tables & illustrations vii

Acknowledgements ix

Preface xi

Abbreviations xvii

Introduction 3

Chapter 1 Setting the Stage 8

Chapter 2 Regulating and Promoting Biotechnology in Canada 30

Chapter 3 The Difference between Bread and Oil: People-Plant Relationships in Historical Context 51

Chapter 4 Farmers Make Their Case against GM Wheat: Articulating the Politics of Production through Discourses of Consumption 90

Chapter 5 Only Consumers Get to Decide in the Market: Farmers Fight the Logic of Market Choice in GM Wheat 117

Conclusion: What's Next for Ami-GM Wheat Politics? 142

Notes 149

Bibliography 166

Index 178

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