An absorbing story, thoughtful analysis, and informative background to a place whose sobering array of environmental and economic problems is pertinent to all of our lives.
Ethics, Place & Environment
Her study is very important, providing a working definition of `sustainable development' that can be beneficial to other countries wishing to reach self-determination.
British Bulletin of Publications
A well-crafted and clearly articulated work that is a welcome addition to the extensive literature on the subject of sustainability.
Annals of the Association of American Geographers
The level of detail in the history of Salinas and in the transformative work by local activists should be of great value to readers who might wish to see how grassroots initiatives progress over time.
Choice (and a Choice outstanding academic book for 1997)