World Hunger

World Hunger

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Overview

The revised edition of this text includes substantial new material on hunger in the aftermath of the Cold War; global food productioin versus population growth; changing demographics and falling birth rates around the world; the shifting focus of foreign assistance in the new world order; structural adjustment and other budget-slashing policies; trade liberalization and free trade agreements; famine and humanitarian interventions; and the thrid worldization of developed nations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781853834936
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/28/1998
Series: 12 Myths
Edition description: 2
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 950,468
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Beyund guilt and fear; myth 1 - there's simply not enough food; myth 2 - nature's to blame; myth 3 - too many mouths to feed; myth 4 - food versus our environment; myth 5 - the Green Revolution is the answer; myth 6 - justice versus production; myth 7 - the free market can end hunger; myth 8 - free trade is the answer; myth 9 - too hungry to revolt; myth 10 - more US aid will help the hungry; myth 11 - we benefit from their hunger; myth 12 - food versus freedom; beyond the myths of hunger - what can we do.

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