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Hunger [electronic resource] : the biology and politics of starvation / John R. Butterly, Jack Shepherd.

Author/Creator:
Butterly, John R.
Publication:
Hanover, N.H. : Dartmouth College Press : Published by University Press of New England, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (349 p.)
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Subjects:
Famines.
Hunger.
Malnutrition.
Starvation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A timely and provocative look at the role political developments and the biology of nutrition play in world famine
Contents:
The silent emergency
The framework of understanding
The basics of nutrition
The anatomy and physiology of nutrition
Agriculture: the birth of civilization ... and famine
Responses on the ground
Responses: government and international
Responses to malnutrition
Why do some people starve?
Why do some people die?
The biological basis for political behavior
The right to food
Best practices
Prescription for change.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Shepherd, Jack, 1937-
ISBN:
1-283-87511-X
1-58465-950-5
OCLC:
823388631