Subject: "...explores the nature and extent of contemporary world hunger, explaining why hunger still persists while agricultural production increases and genetic engineering revolutionises 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.
Author: E.M. Young
Publisher: Routledge, 2003.
Description: Softcover; 184 pp.
Condition: VERY GOOD/FINE: this book is like new except for the highlighting. However, a light yellow highlighter was used, and with the pages being offwhite, the markings are not distracting.
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