A common complaint by critics of US-driven trade agreements like the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the yet-to-be ratified Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) is that opening underdeveloped agricultural markets to heavily subsidized and technology-supported agriculture from the US puts Latin American farmers out of business or forces them into developing monocultural
cash crops (see NotiCen, 2003-10-23, 2004-11-18 and SourceMex, 2004-04-14, 2003-04-23).
So the problem does not seem to be so much that we live in a multicultural world, for this is what human history has been about since the beginning; no culture or human being is originally monocultural
The small scale of the beds makes large machinery unnecessary, composting and recycling of local agricultural wastes allow farmers to avoid buying expensive chemical fertilizers, and a diverse crop cycle minimizes the insect infestations common to large monocultural
plantings, cutting down on the need for pesticides.
Nieto (2002) observed, however, that teachers overall have become increasingly monocultural
, a majority of White, middle class females from the dominant culture.
The community of believers had until now thought in patterns particular to a monolingual, monocultural
world, with certain concessions to the minority immigrant cultures constantly arriving in the country--until they could be fully assimilated.
The mediator supplies the parties with guidance about monocultural
standards and norms which he subjectively considers to apply to their dispute.
These are contrasted with the monocultural
, large-scale, environmentally dissonant and community destructive approaches of both capitalist and command communist, industrial agriculture.
The answer of muliculturalism was to replace the old curriculum with one concentrating heavily on black subjects, actually a monocultural
curriculum of oppression studies.
The tradition of American nature writing as it has been codified to date remains too much a monocultural
monologue about the fight ways to relate to nature from an already alienated position.
Given their circumstances, they cannot be monocultural
If customers fail to understand an accent, Matsuda suggests, it might be their own fault for having "lived a monocultural
After Los Angeles, however, we have deep reason to fear our polyglot complexion could, instead, be our undoing just as the monocultural
Japanese politicians and theorists, echoing Nazi statements made about America a half century ago, have been suggesting.