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Lewis Holloway

Professor of Human Geography, Director of Research (School of Environmental Science), Chair of the Faculty of Science and Engineering Ethics Committee


Constructing sustainability through reconnection: The case of 'alternative' food networks (2008)
Book Chapter
Cox, R., Kneafsey, M., Venn, L., Holloway, L., Dowler, E., & Tuomainen, H. (2008). Constructing sustainability through reconnection: The case of 'alternative' food networks. In G. Robinson (Ed.), Sustainable rural systems : sustainable agriculture and rural communities (67-82). Aldershot: Ashgate. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315611556

This chapter examines two particular environmental programmes in Canada, one in the Atlantic provinces and one in Ontario, with a view to assessing how the process of 'bottom up' planning has worked in these two instances and what lessons may be lear... Read More about Constructing sustainability through reconnection: The case of 'alternative' food networks.

Boosted bodies: genetic techniques, domestic livestock bodies and complex representations of life (2008)
Journal Article
Holloway, L., & Morris, C. (2008). Boosted bodies: genetic techniques, domestic livestock bodies and complex representations of life. Geoforum, 39(5), 1709-1720. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2008.03.006

This paper focuses on the burgeoning application of genetic techniques in livestock agriculture, examining how these are changing livestock breeding knowledge-practices and the representation of animal life. Conventional livestock breeding relies on... Read More about Boosted bodies: genetic techniques, domestic livestock bodies and complex representations of life.