Harvest Of Want: Hunger And Food Security In Central America And Mexico, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Harvest Of Want

Hunger And Food Security In Central America And Mexico, 1st Edition

Edited by Scott Whiteford

Routledge

264 pages

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Description

Harvest of Want demonstrates how hunger and malnutrition can exist simultaneously with growth in agricultural production. It points out a series of factors that have generated food insecurity throughout much of Central America and Mexico. .

Table of Contents

1. Social Dimensions of Food Security and Hunger: An Overview 2. Land, Labor, and the Crisis in Central America 3. The Political Economy of Environmental Destruction: Food Security in Southern Honduras 4. Land, Malnutrition, and Health: The Dilemmas of Development in Guatemala 5. Lack of Access to Land and Food in El Salvador 6. From Gallo Pinto to "Jack's Snacks": Observations on Dietary Change in a Rural Costa Rican Village 7. The Dilemmas of Food Security in a Revolutionary Context: Nicaragua 8. The Results of Mexican Agriculture and Food Policy: Debt, Drugs, and illegal Aliens 9. Popular Participation and Access to Food: Mexico's Community Food Councils 10. Food Security and Regional Development

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General