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Values in organic farming and their implications

By Hugo Fjelsted Alrøe and Erik Steen Kristensen

Abstract

Research in organic farming should involve reflections on the values and aims of organic farming, and on how these values and aims correspond to the choices and delimitations that are a necessary part of making 'objective' research. Value discussions and value inquiry is an essential element in systemic research; this is not least true in relation to organic farming where the future development depends heavily on values that are, to some degree, unspecified and open to discussion

Topics: Research methodology and philosophy, Values, standards and certification
Publisher: International Agricultural Centre, Wageningen
Year: 2001
OAI identifier: oai:orgprints.org:18
Provided by: Organic Eprints

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