See a Problem?
Preview — Whose Hunger? by Jenny Edkins
Whose Hunger?: Concepts of Famine, Practices of Aid
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...more