The Food Question
Profits versus People?
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Food Question by Henry Bernstein
Book DescriptionWasteful over-consumption (by some) in the developed countries and the continuing, in some cases worsening, hunger of millions in the Third World is a dramatic indication that food problems are urgent. Anger is not enough and this book, which comes from the research group on Development Policy and Practice in the Open University (DPP), aims to provide some of the analytical tools needed for serious action. Case studies to show ways in which food aid has been used by donor countries for political ends; descriptions of the relationships between markets and human needs; articles on the problems associated with the feminization of poverty; pieces on patterns and trends of food production; analysis of land reform; an evaluation of the effects of biotechnology are all part of this rich and lively collection of articles written specially for this book.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781853830631
(216mm x 138mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Henry Bernstein
Agrarian Questions, Paperback (November 1996)
This collection celebrates T.J. Byres' seminal contributions to the political economy of the agrarian question. Uniting the various themes is the demonstration of the continuing relevance of a critical, historical and comparative materialist analysis of agrarian question.
Agrarian Question in South Africa, Paperback (September 1996)
This collection presents a critical political economy of the agrarian question in post-apartheid South Africa, informed by the results of research undertaken since the transition from apartheid started in 1990. The articles cover a variety of topical, theoretical, empirical and policy issues.
Rural Livelihoods, Paperback (July 1992)» View all books by Henry Bernstein
Concerned with the question of how people in developing countries survive, and how their lives have been affected by the great changes since the Second World War. This book draws upon a range of disciplinary approaches to the subject, including anthropology, sociology, economics, political economy, agricultural science, and development studies.
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