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Author Butterly, John R.

Title Hunger : the Biology and Politics of Starvation
Published Hanover : Dartmouth College Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (349 pages)
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
Summary A timely and provocative look at the role political developments and the biology of nutrition play in world famine
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Famines.
Hunger.
Malnutrition.
Starvation.
Environment.
Human Rights.
Hunger.
Politics.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Starvation.
Form Electronic book
Author Shepherd, Jack.
ISBN 1584659505 (electronic bk.)
9781584659501 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ;) (alk. paper)
(cloth ;) (alk. paper)