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Whose Hunger?: Concepts of Famine, Practices of Aid

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Political Science/International Relations

An analytical look at the ways we define and respond to famine.

We see famine and look for the likely causes: poor food distribution, unstable regimes, caprices of weather. A technical problem, we tell ourselves, one that modern social and natural science will someday resolve. To the contrary, Jenny Edkins responds in this book: Fa

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Hardcover, 264 pages
Published November 13th 2000 by Univ Of Minnesota Press
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Global food insecurity has garnered plenty of media attention within the last few months as food prices continue to skyrocket. The recent crop of hunger-related articles have portrayed the cause of this problem in terms of drought, blight, flooding, effects of war, and the increasing use of farmland to produce biofuel depending on whether the crisis is happening in Afghanistan, Sudan, Somalia, or any other number of countries currently facing a food crisis. The solution, of course, is to call fo ...more
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we should learn this stuff in elementary school.
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