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Poverty and Food Deprivation in Kenya's Smallholder Agricultural Areas *

Judith Heyer

in The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 3: Endemic Hunger

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198286370
eISBN:
9780191718441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286370.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the nature and extent of deprivation in various smallholder agricultural areas of Kenya, and looks into the reasons behind the success of some areas compared to others in ... More


Inequality, poverty and social justice

Tim Lang, David Barling, and Martin Caraher

in Food Policy: Integrating health, environment and society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198567882
eISBN:
9780191724121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567882.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter resumes a discussion about food poverty and hunger, topics which have generated policy action throughout the 20th century. It focuses on how food policy, informed by an ecological public ... More


Malnutrition and Poverty in Latin America

S. M. Ravi Kanbur

in The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 3: Endemic Hunger

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198286370
eISBN:
9780191718441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286370.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the state of malnutrition and poverty in Latin America, and attempts to quantify the magnitudes of the problem and identify the poor and the malnourished. Growth plays a minor ... More


Britain’s hunger crisis: where’s the social policy?

Hannah Lambie-Mumford

in Social policy review 27: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2015

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447322771
eISBN:
9781447322795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322771.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter presents a case for rethinking hunger (conceptualised here as ‘food poverty’) in the current welfare state and the role social policy analysis and research could play. The chapter ... More


Food and food poverty

Tony Fitzpatrick

in Climate change and poverty: A new agenda for developed nations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447300878
eISBN:
9781447311744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300878.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter begins by arguing that food has been de-socialised by economic liberalism and by the domination of food corporations within the food chain. It reviews the extent to which an ... More


Urban poverty in China: incidence and policy responses1

Athar Hussain

in World poverty: New policies to defeat an old enemy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343956
eISBN:
9781447304340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343956.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter describes new research on urban poverty in China, which has the largest population in the world. It sets out to answer two sets of questions. First, how many urban poor are there in ... More


Minimum income standards and household budgets (Social Policy Association prize-winning paper)

Deeming Chris

in Social policy review 22: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2010

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427113
eISBN:
9781447303497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427113.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter concentrates on food poverty, especially with regard to poverty through insufficient household purchasing power. It uses a variety of statistical methods to attempt to determine the food ... More


Hunger and charitable emergency food provision in the UK and beyond

Hannah Lambie-Mumford

in Hungry Britain: The Rise of Food Charity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328285
eISBN:
9781447328308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328285.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Chapter 2 discusses in more detail the rise of food charity in the United Kingdom. It provides international, historical and policy context to this rise as well as an exploration of current knowledge ... More


Hungry Britain: The Rise of Food Charity

Hannah Lambie-Mumford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328285
eISBN:
9781447328308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328285.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Drawing on empirical research with the UK’s two largest charitable food organisations, this book explores the prolific rise of food charity over the last 15 years and its implications for overcoming ... More


The decaying post-Famine body: tea, bread and nutritional decline

Ian Miller

in Reforming food in post-Famine Ireland: Medicine, science and improvement, 18451922

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719088865
eISBN:
9781781706909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088865.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Did the Irish diet improve following the Famine? This culturally charged question troubled many late nineteenth-century contemporaries who referred back to the pre-Famine era as one when the Irish ... More


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