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Thomas A. Lyson

Thomas A. Lyson (d. 2007) was Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor, Department of Development Sociology, Cornell University. His most recent book, co-edited with Richard K. Olsen, was Under the Blade: The Conversion of Agricultural Landscapes (1998). A past editor of the journal Rural Sociology, Lyson was an Associate Editor of the Journal of Sustainable Agriculture.

While the American agricultural and food systems follow a decades-old path of industrialization and globalization, a counter trend has appeared toward...
Thomas A. Lyson