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World hunger / edited by Claire Stanford.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2007
Imprint:
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Company, 2007.
Format:
  • Book
  • viii, 198 p. ; 26 cm.
Note:
Collection of articles repinted from various journals and newspapers.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-194) and index.
Contents:
  • I. The slow and silent killer : what causes famine?
  • Starved for attention / Susan Sechler
  • How the world is getting hungrier each year / Paul Vallely
  • From credit to crops / Stijn Claessens and Erik Feijen
  • Africa needs democracy as much as debt relief / Steve Karlen
  • Why democracies don't have famines / Miren Gutierrez
  • Freedom is not enough / Joshua Hammer
  • II. Famines in the world today
  • Millions in Niger facing food shortages once again / Samuel Loewenberg
  • Season of many hungers / The Nation
  • Who caused the Malawi famine / Kwesi Owusu and Francis Ng'ambi
  • Letter from Zimbabwe / Gabrielle Menezes
  • Glimpses of a hermit nation : trading ideals for sustenance / Barbara Demick
  • III. Relief efforts : aid versus development
  • Fighting world hunger : U.S. food aid policy and the Food for Peace program / Ryan Swanson
  • Food sovereignty : ending world hunger in our time / Frederic Mousseau and Anuradha Mittal
  • Starving for the cameras / The Economist
  • Vast lands, epic journeys, terrible sights / James R. Peipert
  • The problem with predicting famine / Miren Gutierrez
  • IV. Women and children : greatest victims, greatest hope
  • Do-it-yourself famine fight / Kirsten Scharnberg
  • Malnutrition is cheating its survivors, and Africa's future / Michael Wines
  • Famine in East Africa : littlest victims of drought, poverty / Anna Badkhen
  • Hunger stalks Niger / Kirsten Scharnberg
  • The opposite of obesity : undernutrition overwhelms the world's children / Carol Potera
  • V. Promising solution or risky experiment? : the biotechnology debate
  • So shall we reap / Peter Pringle
  • Debate grows over biotech food / Justin Gillis
  • Genetic engineering is not the answer / Sean McDonagh
  • Feed starving masses, not irrational fears / USA Today
  • VI. Food stamps and farm subsidies : hunger in America
  • Hungry in America / Trudy Lieberman
  • America's hunger epidemic / Anna Quindlen
  • Cost of hunger calculated at $90 billion / Cheryl Wetzstein
  • No longer hungry, just folks of "low food security" / Marie Cocco
  • Lawmaker cuts budget to $3 a day / Bella English.
Contributor:
Stanford, Claire.
Series:
The reference shelf ; v. 79, no. 5
Reference shelf ; v. 79, no. 5.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780824210717
0824210719

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