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The Politics of Hunger and Entitlement *

Rehman Sobhan

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/9780198286356.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Access to food depends on food supply, the ability to establish entitlement over food, production, market transaction, and household political power. Hunger originates in ‘entitlement failures’ ... More


Food Aid and Informal Insurance

Stefan Dercon and Pramila Krishnan

in Insurance Against Poverty

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276837
eISBN:
9780191601620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276838.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Food aid distribution in rural Ethiopia was investigated to determine allocation rules and the impact of aid on household consumption. The targeting of food aid was sensitive to income within ... More


Feeding China *: The Experience since 1949

Carl Riskin

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/9780198286370.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the evidence of China's apparently remarkable success in reducing the prevalence of malnutrition. This success is particularly associated with public policies taking in ... More


Second Thoughts on the European Escape from Hunger: Famines, Chronic Malnutrition, and Mortality Rates

R. W. Fogel (ed.)

in Nutrition and Poverty

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283966
eISBN:
9780191684470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283966.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines famines, chronic malnutrition, mortality rates, and European escape from hunger. It provides evidence indicating that the elimination of crisis mortality accounted for only a ... More


Inequality, Malnutrition, and the Disfranchised

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The main part of this chapter addresses different aspects of inequality, malnutrition, and the disfranchised. It has ten sections: (1) asset ownership, maintenance costs, and labour power; (2) the ... More


Introduction

Alan F. Wilt

in Food for War: Agriculture and Rearmament in Britain before the Second World War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208716
eISBN:
9780191717024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208716.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter describes the book's aim to attempt to recognize food and agriculture as significant factors in Britain during the 1930s, not as elements standing apart from identified ... More


Evaluating the Success of Cuban Urban Agriculture

Sinan Koont

in Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037578
eISBN:
9780813042114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037578.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

One obviously important outcome of urban agriculture is the production and distribution of foodstuffs to the population. By far the most successful subprogram of urban agriculture is in the ... More


Amheida I: Ostraka from Trimithis, Volume 1

Roger S. Bagnall and Giovanni R. Ruffini

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814745267
eISBN:
9780814771327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814745267.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book presents 455 inscribed pottery fragments, or ostraka, found during New York University's excavations at Amheida in the western desert of Egypt. The majority date to the Late Roman period ... More


Analysis of Allocation Mechanisms When Nutrition Affects Productivity

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The main part of this chapter addresses different aspects of inequality, malnutrition, and the disfranchised. It has ten sections; (1) asset ownership, maintenance costs, and labour power; (2) the ... More


Cooperative Food Sharing in Sheshatshiu: Uncovering Scenarios to Support the Emergent Capacity of Northern Communities

Damián Castro, Glen Lesins, Rachel Hirsch, and Kaz Higuchi

in Diplomacy on Ice: Energy and the Environment in the Arctic and Antarctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300205169
eISBN:
9780300210385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205169.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Large-scale events, such as intensified resource extraction and climate change, are affecting traditional livelihoods in northern communities by disrupting country food harvesting and distribution ... More


How can 9–10 Billion People be Fed Sustainably and Equitably by 2050?

H. Charles J. Godfray

in Is the Planet Full?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199677771
eISBN:
9780191757235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677771.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 6 examines how population growth will affect global food supply and distribution. It shows that the world is burdened with a paradox—a pandemic of obesity in tandem with malnourishment and ... More


Local Government: Economic Saviour or Gravedigger?

Andy Smith

in The Politics of Economic Activity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198788157
eISBN:
9780191830136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788157.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 6 examines how politics as values plays out at the local scale. Drawing upon a case study of how public support for local food markets is affecting farming near Bordeaux, the chapter first ... More


Dressing Dada and the Rise of Flea Markets

Jennifer Le Zotte

in From Goodwill to Grunge: A History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631905
eISBN:
9781469631929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631905.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the economic, cultural, and demographic supports for the rise of flea markets during the interwar period. I introduce the duality of secondhand consumer motivations, as well as ... More


When and Where Biota Matter: Linking Disturbance Regimes, Species Characteristics, and Dynamics of Communities and Ecosystems

Todd A. Crowl, Nicholas Brokaw, Robert B. Waide, Grizelle González, Karen H. Beard, Effie A. Greathouse, Ariel E. Lugo, Alan P. Covich, D. Jean Lodge, Catherine M. Pringle, Jill Thompson, and Gary E. Belovsky

in A Caribbean Forest Tapestry: The Multidimensional Nature of Disturbance and Response

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195334692
eISBN:
9780190267742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195334692.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter explores the effects of the organismal diversity to the disturbance sequences that indirectly affects their milieu—the ecosystem. It explains the scientific investigations conducted by ... More


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