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Description - World Hunger by Liz Young

This work explains the nature and extent of contemporary world hunger, explaining why hunger still persists while agricultural production increases and genetic engineering revolutionizes food production and distribution. Numerous case studies, drawn from the North and South, illustrate the diversity of diets in the world and the connections between the global and local. Globalization and access to food in the global supermarket is examined. Explaining the essential political character of hunger, the author exposes popular myths and identifies positive changes where prevailing inequalities and ideologies are challenged and it becomes possible to envisage a world where hunger is history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415137737
ISBN-10: 041513773X
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 11mm)
Pages: 198
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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