Disrupting Maize: Food, Biotechnology and Nationalism in by Gabriela Méndez Cota PDF

By Gabriela Méndez Cota

ISBN-10: 1783486066

ISBN-13: 9781783486069

ISBN-10: 1783486074

ISBN-13: 9781783486076

Disrupting Maize undertakes a serious interrogation of maize, the staple meals and image of the Mexican kingdom. because the centre of starting place and genetic diversification of maize, the Mexican territory is appeared at the present time as being below hazard of irreversible ‘contamination’ through genetically engineered maize, an imported biotechnological product. whilst the 1st evidences of such ‘contamination’ have been present in 2001, an anti-GM flow was once born that quick grew to become articulated as a defence of cultural id and nationwide sovereignty.

Disrupting Maize mobilizes modern theoretical assets in a serious exam of the cultural politics at paintings within the Mexican defence of maize. From such an exam ‘biotechnological disruption’ emerges provocatively as constitutive of Mexican nationalism instead of externally imposed to it via company gamers. moreover, it really is provocatively conceptualized as a present, that's, because the promise of a extra democratic Mexico.

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