The Geopolitics of Hunger, 2000-2001: Hunger and Power

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Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2001 - Social Science - 354 pages
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This volume explores the use of hunger as a weapon in food crises around the world. It also discusses strategies to counter inequitable food distribution while maintaining neutrality in complex situations and reviews political approaches to combating hunger and attaining food justice.
 

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Contents

Part
1
A Civilian Population
11
Avoiding an Ethnic Reading
21
A Country Without a State
35
A Difficult Reconstruction
43
i The Conflict in Abkhazia
51
JeanMichel Grand Chris Leather and Frances Mason
63
A People Displaced by Violence
79
Humanitarianism and the International Criminal
215
Legal Instruments
227
Why Embargoes?
235
The Birth of Responsible Humanitarianism
241
Feeding Ten Billion People?
247
The Lessons of Asia
259
The Role of Nutrition in Public Health
269
Is Food Aid to Russia Necessary?
275

No Way Out of Rural Poverty?
101
The Tragedy of Kosovo
123
A Survey of Kosovar Refugees in Macedonia
137
Part 2
157
A Code of Good Conduct?
179
A Changing Concept
197
A Key Component of Humanitarian Action
201
Welcome or Unwelcome?
283
Hunger in the United States
303
Food Aid and Grain
313
The Lome Conventions and Food Security
319
About the Book
353
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