Grossman, L. S. 1998. The political ecology of bananas: contract farming, peasants, and agrarian change in the Eastern Caribbean. Univ of North Carolina Press.
Abstract:Explores the impact of capital, state and the environment on contract-farming and also the impacts of banana production on the peasant workers. Grossman's work emphasizes the importance of "environmental rootedness" of agriculture in studies of political ecology and contract farming.