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World hunger / edited by Claire Stanford.

Stanford, Claire. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780824210717 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0824210719 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: viii, 198 p. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Bronx, N.Y. : H.W. Wilson Company, 2007.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Collection of articles repinted from various journals and newspapers.
Formatted Contents Note:
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 -- Appendix. United Nations Millennium Declaration / United Nations General Assembly.
Subject: Famines.
Food supply
Hunger > Prevention.
Food relief

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