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    Biodiversity, Cultural Diversity, and Food Equity.William B. Lacy - 1994 - Agriculture and Human Values 11 (1):3-9.
    Biodiversity and genetic resources have become the focal point of major national and international biological and political debates regarding control, ownership, access, and erosion of critical resources. While these issues are key to environmental sustainability and food security, biodiversity and genetic resources must be seen in the broader context of their inextricable relationship to cultural diversity and to humans' view of nature. Nature is assumed to be constituted socially through a wide variety of human processes described collectively as culture. Three (...)
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    Research, Extension, and User Partnerships: Models for Collaboration and Strategies for Change. [REVIEW]William B. Lacy - 1996 - Agriculture and Human Values 13 (2):33-41.
    Increasing pragmatic and ethical concerns have been raised about the inadequacies of conventional approaches to agricultural research and extension worldwide and the lack of integrated efforts among researchers, extension educators, and users. This paper examines three models of these relationships: the diffusion or supply model; the induced innovation or demand model; and the synthesis triangular or supply/demand model. The triangular model builds and improves upon the previous models by focusing on the role of clients or users in the broadest sense (...)
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    Agricultural Biotechnology Research: Practices, Consequences, and Policy Recommendations. [REVIEW]William B. Lacy, Laura R. Lacy & Lawrence Busch - 1988 - Agriculture and Human Values 5 (3):3-14.
    This paper reviews current trends in the development of agricultural biotechnology, including (1) the recent and potential biotechnology products and processes in the plant, animal and food sciences, and (2) the enormous increase in Federal and State government and industrial investments in biotechnology research. Next we analyze the impacts and possible consequences of agricultural biotechnology for public and private agricultural research and for the structure and nature of the food system in this country and around the world. We conclude with (...)
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    Agriculture Policy: Issues for the '80s and Beyond. [REVIEW]Lawrence Busch & William B. Lacy - 1984 - Agriculture and Human Values 1 (1):5-9.
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