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Characteristics and Directions of Environmental Social Movements of Farmers


Maxime Prével


Ecole de Management de Normandie

2011

METIS Working Paper No. 75

Abstract:     
In France, some farmers have taken up the call to subscribe to environmental protection in their professional activity. Integrated farm management tries to reconcile the concept of maximising profits with the social demands that activities be ecologically sound. Small farmers seek solutions to overcome the social and environmental damage caused by industrial-scale agricultural. Sustainable farming rediscovers practices which correspond with the principles of agronomy, whilst organic farmers have all but fully renounced the use of fertilizers, pesticides and veterinary products. In their efforts to limit the impact of agricultural activity on the environment, these farmers go against the conventional methods of production, characterized by their polluting activities.

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Number of Pages in PDF File: 11

Keywords: farming, social movements, environment

JEL Classification: O10, O13, O14, Q10, Q16, Q20

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Date posted: March 23, 2011  

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Prével, Maxime, Characteristics and Directions of Environmental Social Movements of Farmers (2011). METIS Working Paper No. 75. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1788043 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1788043

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Maxime Prével (Contact Author)
Ecole de Management de Normandie ( email )
9 rue Claude Bloch
Le Havre Cedex, Cedex 4 14052 Caen
France
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