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    Operationalizing Local Food: Goals, Actions, and Indicators for Alternative Food Systems.David A. Cleveland, Allison Carruth & Daniella Niki Mazaroli - 2015 - Agriculture and Human Values 32 (2):281-297.
    Spatial localization, often demarcated by food miles, has emerged as the dominant theme in movements for more socially just and environmentally benign alternative food systems, especially in industrialized countries such as the United States. We analyze how an emphasis on spatial localization, combined with the difficulty of defining and measuring adequate indicators for alternative food systems, can challenge efforts by food system researchers, environmental writers, the engaged public, and advocacy groups wanting to contribute to alternative food systems, and facilitates exploitation (...)
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    Transgenic Maize and Mexican Maize Diversity: Risky Synergy? [REVIEW]Daniela Soleri & David A. Cleveland - 2006 - Agriculture and Human Values 23 (1):27-31.
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    Is Plant Breeding Science Objective Truth or Social Construction? The Case of Yield Stability.David A. Cleveland - 2001 - Agriculture and Human Values 18 (3):251-270.
    This article presents a holistic framework for understanding the scienceof plant breeding, as an alternative to the common objectivist andconstructivist approaches in studies of science. It applies thisapproach to understanding disagreements about how to deal with yieldstability. Two contrasting definitions of yield stability are described,and concomitant differences in the understanding and roles ofsustainability and of selection, test, and target environments areexplored. Critical questions about plant breeding theory and practiceare posed, and answers from the viewpoint of the two contrastingdefinitions of yield (...)
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    Book Review: Environmental Effects of Transgenic Plants: The Scope and Adequacy of Regulation By the Committee on Environmental Impacts Associated with Commercialization of Transgenic Plants, National Research Council. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2002, Xxi + 320 Pp, ISBN 0-309-08263-3. [REVIEW]David A. Cleveland - 2004 - Agriculture and Human Values 21 (4):419-420.
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    Zuni Farming and United States Government Policy: The Politics of Biological and Cultural Diversity in Agriculture. [REVIEW]David A. Cleveland, Fred Bowannie, Donald F. Eriacho, Andrew Laahty & Eric Perramond - 1995 - Agriculture and Human Values 12 (3):2-18.
    Indigenous Zuni farming, including cultural values, ecological and biological diversity, and land distribution and tenure, appears to have been quite productive and sustainable for at least 2000 before United States influence began in the later half of the 18th century. United States Government Indian agriculture policy has been based on assimilation of Indians and taking of their resources, and continues in more subtle ways today. At Zuni this policy has resulted in the degradation and loss of natural resources for farming, (...)
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    How many chickens does it take to make an egg? Animal welfare and environmental benefits of replacing eggs with plant foods at the University of California, and beyond.David Arthur Cleveland, Quentin Gee, Audrey Horn, Lauren Weichert & Mickael Blancho - 2021 - Agriculture and Human Values 38 (1):157-174.
    Our question “How many chickens does it take to make an egg?” was inspired by the successful replacement of egg-based mayonnaise with plant-based mayonnaise in general dining at the University of California, Santa Barbara, in order to increase animal welfare. Our indicator of improved animal welfare due to decreased egg consumption was the reduction in number of chickens in the stressful and unhealthy conditions of the US egg industry. To measure this we calculated the ratio of chickens to eggs and (...)
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    Book Review: Genetically Modified Foods: Debating BiotechnologyEdited by Michael Ruse and David Castle. Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, 2002, 355 Pp., ISBN 1-57392-996-4. [REVIEW]David A. Cleveland - 2004 - Agriculture and Human Values 21 (4):421-422.
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    Book Review: Edited by Michael Ruse and David Castle. Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, 2002, 355 Pp., ISBN 1-57392-996-4. [REVIEW]David A. Cleveland - 2004 - Agriculture and Human Values 21 (4):421-422.
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