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Hunger

Barbour, Scott, 1963- (Added Author). Dudley, William, 1964- (Added Author).

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Summary: An anthology providing opposing viewpoints as to the causes and politics of world hunger, how to improve world food production, and whether wealthy nations should aid hungry populations.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781565102385 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 156510238X (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781565102392 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1565102398 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 224 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
    print
  • Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, c1995.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-215) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Ch. 3. Can technological advances increase food production? Technology and food production: an overview / Scott Pendleton -- Yes, technological advances can increase food production: technological progress increases food production / Indur M. Goklany and Merritt W. Sprague -- Technology and market forces can increase food production / Frances Cairncross -- Modern agricultural practices are beneficial / Dennis T. Avery -- Biotechnology can enhance food production / Lauren Belsie -- No, technological advances may not increase food production: Modern agricultural methods threaten the food supply / Eugene Linden -- Modern agricultural practices are destructive / E. G. Vallianatos -- The industrial food production system harms poor nations / Gary Kline -- Biotechnology is dangerous / Liebe F. Cavalieri -- Ch. 4. How can hunger and famine be reduced? Reducing hunger and famine: an overview / Robert S. Chen -- U.S. aid for development can reduce hunger / Sharon Pauling -- A wide variety of foreign aide can reduce hunger / Cynthia P. Green -- Food aid programs do not reduce hunger / Tom Bethell -- Empowering poor women can end chronic hunger / Freedom from Hunger -- Humanitarian intervention can relieve famine / Tony P. Hall -- Poor countries should implement famine-prevention systems / Alex de Waal -- Democracy prevents famine / Sylvia Nasar -- Satellite technology can help prevent famine / Fabrizio del Piero.
Subject: Hunger Juvenile literature
Food relief Juvenile literature
Food supply Juvenile literature
Hunger
Food relief
Food supply

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Brooks County Public Library:
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Summary: An anthology providing opposing viewpoints as to the causes and politics of world hunger, how to improve world food production, and whether wealthy nations should aid hungry populations.

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