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Stuffed and starved : the hidden battle for the world food system

Author: Raj Patel
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Melville House Pub., ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains the political and economic reasons behind the simultaneous hunger and obesity epidemics worldwide, and describes what is being done to eliminate these disparities.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raj Patel
OCLC Number: 690010239
Notes: Originally published: London : Portobello, 2007.
Description: ix, 398 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: A rural autopsy --
You have become Mexican --
'Just a cry for bread' --
The customer is our enemy: a brief introduction to food system business --
Better living through chemistry --
Glycine rex --
Checking out of supermarkets --
Chosen by bunnies.
Responsibility: Raj Patel.

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Explains the political and economic reasons behind the simultaneous hunger and obesity epidemics worldwide, and describes what is being done to eliminate these disparities.

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