Slicing up the rain forest on your breakfast cereal -- The rain forest is neither fragile nor stable -- Farming on rain forest soils -- The political economy of agriculture in rain forest areas -- The multiple faces of agriculture in the modern world system -- The political ecology of logging and related activities -- Rain forest conservation: the direct or indirect approach? -- Biodiversity, agriculture, and rain forests -- Who constructs the rain forest? -- Past causes, future models, present action
"A Food first book."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-174) and index