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Food insecurity, vulnerability and human rights failure

Author: Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis
Publisher: Houndmills [u.a.] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Series: Studies in development economics and policy.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume discusses the significance of human rights approaches to food and the way it relates to gender considerations, addressing links between hunger and the HIV/AIDS pandemic, agricultural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis
ISBN: 0230553575 9780230553576
OCLC Number: 255472061
Notes: Enth. 13 Beitr. - Enth. Literaturangaben. - Enth. Index. - Formerly CIP.
Description: XXV, 368 S. : graph. Darst. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface PART I: VULNERABILITY TO HUNGER: CAUSES AND REMEDIES National Food Policies impacting on Food Security: The Experience of a Large Populated Country - India; S.S.Acharya Food Security in the South Pacific Island Countries with Special Reference to the Fiji Islands; K.L.Sharma Food Security in the SADC Region: An Assessment of National Trade Strategy in the Context of the 2001-03 Food Crisis; A.Charman & J.Hodge On the Edge: The Role of Food-Based Safety Nets in Helping Vulnerable Households Manage Food Insecurity; L.Brown & U.Gentilini The Public Distribution Systems of Foodgrains and Implications for Food Security: A Comparison of the Experiences of India and China; Z.-Y.Zhou & G.Wan PART II: GENDER AND HUNGER: THE LINKS Gender, HIV/AIDS and Rural Livelihoods: Micro-Level Investigations in Three African Countries; J.Curry, E.Wiegers, A.Garbero, S.Stokes & J.Hourihan Gender, Local Knowledge and Lessons Learnt in Documenting and Conserving Agrobiodiversity; Y.Lambrou & R.Laub Gender Differentiation in the Analysis of Alternative Farm Mechanization Choices on Small Farms in Kenya; J.Wanjiku, J.U.Manyengo, W.Oluoch-Kosura & J.T.Karugia Women and Food Security in South Asia: Current Issues and Emerging Concerns; N.Ramachandran PART III: HUNGER AS ENTITLEMENT FAILURE: THE RIGHT TO FOOD Entitlement Failure from a Food Quality Perspective: The Life and Death Role of Vitamins and Minerals in Humanitarian Crises; P.Webb & A.Thorne-Lyman The Right to Food as a Fundamental Human Right: FAO's Experience; I.Rae, J.Thomas & M.Vidar Realizing the Right to Food in South Asia; P.Bhargava & M.Balana Rights-Based Approach to Development: Lessons from the Right to Food Movement in India; B.Guha-Khasnobis & S.Vivek
Series Title: Studies in development economics and policy.
Responsibility: United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research. Ed. by Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis ....
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