Stuffed and Starved: Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World Food System

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Portobello Books, 2008 - Food industry and trade - 438 pages
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From farm to fork, from grain mountains to finger food, and from malnutrition to obesity, this book looks at the global food chain and identifies the commercial greed and helpless hunger that lie behind almost every meal we eat.

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Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System

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Journalist and scholar Patel (Promised Land: Competing Visions of Agrarian Reform) focuses attention on the unfortunate irony of the current world food situation, in which the imbalance of world ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Raj Patel, former policy analyst for Food First, a leading food think tank, is a visiting scholar at the UC Berkeley Center for African Studies. He has written for the Los Angeles Times and the Guardian, and though he has worked for the World Bank, WTO, and the UN, he's also been tear-gassed on four continents protesting them.

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