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Global Obligations for the Right to Food
by George Kent
A child may be born into a poor country, but not a poor world. If global human rights are to be meaningful, they must be universal. Global Obligations for the Right to Food assesses the nature and depth of the global responsibility to provide adequate food to the world's population. While governments have a primary responsibility for assuring the right to food for people u ...more
Paperback, 258 pages
Published January 17th 2008 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
(first published December 28th 2007)
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If you're interested in world hunger, and in ways to address that need, this book is a good place to start. The nature of global organization means that acronyms will fly fast and thick throughout the text, and it might behoove you to compile a list as you go, so you don't (as I did) spend most of your reading time thumbing through previous sections trying to remember what a given set of letters stands for. However, if you're willing to wade through all the agency names and covenant titles, ther ...more