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3 Global Food Balances and Individual Hunger: Three Themes in an Entitlements‐Based Approach

S. M. Ravi Kanbur

in The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 1: Entitlement and Well-being

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198286356
eISBN:
9780191718465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286356.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses three themes illuminating the regional element in the link between global food balances and individual hunger. First, for a nation-state in a global setting, it underlines the ... More


Gender and Rural Livelihoods: Agricultural Commercialization and Farm/Non-Farm Diversification

Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt

in Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa: Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198799283
eISBN:
9780191839641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799283.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines possible discrimination against female farm managers with respect to prices or market segmentation. Patterns of commercialization are fluid. Particular countries stand out with ... More


Eastern Hard Times

R. Douglas Hurt

in Agriculture and the Confederacy: Policy, Productivity, and Power in the Civil War South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620008
eISBN:
9781469620022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620008.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the hard times experienced by farmers and planters in the Eastern Confederacy at the height of the Civil War. In the Eastern Confederacy farmers and planters greeted 1864 with ... More


Natural Settings: Potential and Constraints

Suraj Bhan Bhardwaj

in Contestations and Accommodations: Mewat and Meos in Mughal India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199462797
eISBN:
9780199086795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199462797.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

The chapter focuses on Mewat’s ecology and its impact on economy. It discusses the region’s physiography: soils, rocks, minerals, and climate. Mewat being largely semi-arid and rocky with limited ... More


Africa and the American South: Culinary Connections

Robert L. Hall

in The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033032
eISBN:
9781617033056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033032.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines food crops and culinary habits that were introduced into the Western Hemisphere from Africa. Emphasis is on the influence of Africans and their foodways in the Southern states, ... More


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