Stuffed and starved : the hidden battle for the world food system (eBook, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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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., [2012].
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second EditionView all editions and formats
Summary:
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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)806292455
(DLC) 2012936539
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raj Patel
ISBN: 9781612190297 1612190294 9781299564176 1299564178
OCLC Number: 843777539
Notes: "Revised and expanded edition"--Cover.
First edition published in 2007 by Portobello Books, Great Britain.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 418 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction. Our Big Fat Contradiction ; Arcadia Lost ; About Joe ; An Hourglass Figure ; Ways of Being Free ; The Menu of Chapters --
2. A Rural Autopsy. And on That Farm He Had a Wife ; Crooked Fictions ; Debtward Ho ; After Despair ; Did the WTO Kill Lee Kyung Hae? ; Some Farmers Are Pushed ; But Where Does It Stop? --
3. You Have Become Mexican. NAFTA and After ; Corn for the Rich Men Only ; Once Were Farmers ; Beyond a Border ; The Wrong Explanation ; Bringing Agriculture to the City of Angels ; Lee Again --
4. 'Just a Cry for Bread.' A Secret History of Refreshment ; Rhodes' Conundrum ; The Cold War for Food ; After Food Aid ; The World Trade Organization --
5. The Customer is Our Enemy: A Brief Introduction to Food System Business. Permanent Banana Republic: The United Fruit Company ; Varieties of Consolidation ; The Market for Political Favour ; Dwayne Andreas and the Currying of National Interest --
6. Better Living through Chemistry. The Knowledge and the Initiative ; Who Knows What ; Corporations Address the Needs of the Poor ; I'd Like to Thank the Academy ; For Africa! ; Making up Makhathini ; Better Through Living Chemistry --
7. Glycine Rex. Secret Ingredient ; A Whole Hill of Beans ; Learning the Soy Samba ; The Perfect Storm ; Blairo Maggi, Poster Soy ; The View from Afar ; The Perils of National Development ; The World's Most Important Social Movement ; Bringing It Home --
8. Checking out of Supermarkets. The Self-Serving Store ; Almost Orwell ; 666 and All That ; Discipline in the Aisles ; Walmart ; Supply Chain-gangs ; The Contradictions of Convenience ; Every Cloud Has a Redlining ; Shelves of Love ; In the Garden of the Black Panthers --
9. Chosen by Bunnies. On Places and Taste and Food ; Food Is from Mars ; Wheat is Murder ; Hooked on TV Dinners ; The Now of Chow ; War on the Obese ; Feeling the Burn ; Your Pace or Mine? ; Anti-Malbouffe --
10. Conclusion. Inside the Hourglass ; It's Just We, Ourselves and Us ; Follow the Leader.
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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