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The Internationalization of American Aid

Rachel M. McCleary

in Global Compassion: Private Voluntary Organizations and U.S. Foreign Policy Since 1939

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195371178
eISBN:
9780199870592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371178.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The field of international relief and development during the 1960s went through several changes. The foreign policy agenda of John F. Kennedy’s administration brought significant reform to foreign ... More


From American relief to international development cooperation (1961–68)

Heike Wieters

in The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117212
eISBN:
9781526128669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 6 focuses on CARE’s ongoing professionalization and its ties to government agencies, international diplomats, corporate players and marketing firms. It sheds light on CARE’s first attempts at ... More


Food for Peace and the War on Hunger: Food Power in the 1960s

Bryan L. McDonald

in Food Power: The Rise and Fall of the Postwar American Food System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190600686
eISBN:
9780190600716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600686.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 examines the central role of food in American efforts during the 1960s to promote peace and stability in global affairs. The Food for Peace program gained renewed attention and resources ... More


Kennedy: Food Aid and Economic Development

Barry Riley

in The Political History of American Food Aid: An Uneasy Benevolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190228873
eISBN:
9780190228903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228873.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

From his very first day in office, John F. Kennedy was intent on using America’s food abundance to help reduce hunger in the world. Among his first appointments were George McGovern as his White ... More


Food Power: The Rise and Fall of the Postwar American Food System

Bryan L. McDonald

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190600686
eISBN:
9780190600716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600686.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book brings together the history of food, agriculture, and foreign policy to explore the use of food to promote American national security and national interests. During the first three decades ... More


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