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An analytical look at the ways we define and respond to famine. We see famine and look for the likely causes: poor food distribution, unstable regimes, caprices of weather. A technical problem, we tell ourselves, one that modern social and natural science will someday resolve. Jenny Edkins responds to the contrary: famine in the contemporary world is not the antithesis of modernity but its symptom. A critical investigation of hunger, famine, and aid practices in international politics, Whose Hunger? shows how ...

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Whose Hunger?: Concepts of Famine, Practices of Aid Volume 17 2008, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816635078

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Whose Hunger?: Concepts of Famine, Practices of Aid Volume 17 2000, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816635061

Hardcover