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World Hunger : 10 Myths (Paperback) (Frances Moore Lappe)

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From best-selling authors Frances Moore Lappé and Joseph Collins comes the 21st century’s definitive book on world hunger. Driven by the question, "Why hunger despite an abundance of food?" Lappé and Collins refute the myths that prevent us from addressing the root causes of hunger across the globe. World Hunger: Ten Myths draws on extensive new research to offer fresh, often startling, insights about tough questionsfrom climate change and population growth to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the role of U.S. foreign aid, and more.Brimming with little-known but life-changing examples of solutions to hunger worldwide, this myth-busting book argues that sustainable agriculture can feed the world, that we can end nutritional deprivation affecting one-quarter of the world’s people, and that most in the Global North have more in common with hungry people than they thought. For novices and scholars alike,World Hunger: Ten Myths will inspire a whole new generation of hunger-fighters.
From best-selling authors Frances Moore Lappé and Joseph Collins comes the 21st century?s definitive book on world hunger. Driven by the question, "Why hunger despite an abundance of food?" Lappé and Collins refute the myths that prevent us from addressing the root causes of hunger across the globe. World Hunger: Ten Myths draws on extensive new research to offer fresh, often startling, insights about tough questionsfrom climate change and population growth to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the role of U.S. foreign aid, and more.

Brimming with little-known but life-changing examples of solutions to hunger worldwide, this myth-busting book argues that sustainable agriculture can feed the world, that we can end nutritional deprivation affecting one-quarter of the world?s people, and that most in the Global North have more in common with hungry people than they thought. For novices and scholars alike,World Hunger: Ten Myths will inspire a whole new generation of hunger-fighters.
Number of Pages: 396
Genre: Political Science, Science
Sub-Genre: Environmental Science, Public Policy / Environmental Policy, International Relations / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Frances Moore Lappe
Language: English
Street Date: October 6, 2015
TCIN: 46759297
UPC: 9780802123466
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-6893
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