Conceptualizations of Environment and Technology in Food Systems

Robinson JM (1980). Conceptualizations of Environment and Technology in Food Systems. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-80-029

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Abstract

This paper develops three alternative conceptualizations of the interrelationships between the environment, technology, and the food system as a basis for looking at the global dimensions of the food system in context of environmental and technological factors. The three conceptualizations are, respectively, a balance of trade oriented perspective, a human labor oriented perspective and a carrying capacity perspective.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Working Paper)
Research Programs: Management and Technology Area (MMT)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:48
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2016 18:08
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/1440

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