2nd Edition

World Hunger




ISBN 9781853834936
Published December 1, 1997 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

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.

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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