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First World Hunger Revisited

By G. Riches,T. Silvasti
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 1137298731
  • Pages : 248
  • Category : Political Science
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Is food aid the way of the future? What are the prospects for integrated public policies informed by the right to food? First World Hunger Revisited investigates the rise of food charity and corporately sponsored food banks as effective and sustainable responses to increasing hunger and food poverty in twelve rich 'food-secure' societies.

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