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The politics of food : the global conflict between food security and food sovereignty

Author: William D Schanbacher
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger Security International, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book argues that our current global food system constitutes a massive violation of human rights. Through numerous case studies, the book examines critical issues of global trade and corporate monopolization of the food industry, while examining the emerging social justice movements that seek to make food sovereignty the model for battling hunger.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William D Schanbacher
ISBN: 9780313363283 0313363285 9780313363290 0313363293
OCLC Number: 437115097
Description: xvii, 148 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Globalization, development, food security and the emergence of a global food regime --
The underside of development --
Food sovereignty as an alternative --
Human rights, human responsibilities, and the capabilities approach --
Ethical analysis of food sovereignty and the ethics of globalization.
Responsibility: William D. Schanbacher.

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A description of the current global food system, this book challenges our ethical responsibility to the global poor and implicates us all for failing to curb global hunger and malnutrition.  Read more...

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"Recommended. Upper-division undergraduate through professional collections." - Choice "One of the top 7 books on feeding the world: Our current global food system is a violation of human rights, Read more...

 
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