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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


Archaeobotany: The Archaeology of Human-Plant Interactions

Marijke van der Veen

in The Science of Roman History: Biology, Climate, and the Future of the Past

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195988
eISBN:
9781400889730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195988.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter aims to highlight what can be achieved through archaeobotany by focusing on one aspect: food. It is divided into five main sections, each concentrating on one of the five phases of food: ... More


Trade Policies and Global Food Security

Kym Anderson

in Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679362
eISBN:
9780191758430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679362.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

With the growing demand for food in emerging economies, and for biofuels, many governments are re-examining their strategies for dealing with long-term food security. In the past, governmental ... More


Ethiopian Wheat and American Tires: Gulf Food Security and World War II

Eckart Woertz

in Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659487
eISBN:
9780191749155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659487.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Vulnerability to food import disruptions has been part of the collective consciousness in the Gulf throughout the twentieth century. World War II offers an interesting case study for how such ... More


The Gulf Food Security Predicament

Eckart Woertz

in Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659487
eISBN:
9780191749155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659487.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 1 shows how the Gulf countries have been affected by the global food crisis of 2008 and how they have reacted to it. Basic challenges of Gulf food security are outlined such as population ... More


Oil-for-Food Policies?

Eckart Woertz

in Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659487
eISBN:
9780191749155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659487.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 9 concludes and offers a speculative outlook. Food security in Gulf countries is about managing import dependence. Self-sufficiency is no longer an option because of water scarcity. Food ... More


The Sudan Bread-Basket Dream

Eckart Woertz

in Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659487
eISBN:
9780191749155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659487.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Gulf countries tried to develop Sudan as an Arab bread-basket in the 1970s. It was hoped that Sudan with its huge land mass and considerable water resources could alleviate the vulnerability of ... More


Introduction

Simone Cinotto

in The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037733
eISBN:
9780252095016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037733.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book explores the centrality of food in the Italian American community of East Harlem in New York City between the 1920s and 1940s. It examines why the food of immigrants and their children has ... More


Selling Legitimacy: Merchants, Police, and the Politics of Popular Subsistence

Katie Jarvis

in Politics in the Marketplace: Work, Gender, and Citizenship in Revolutionary France

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917111
eISBN:
9780190917142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917111.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

In November 1793, the Convention acknowledged that goods passed through multiple hands en route to consumers, and it began to reform the Maximum to include both wholesale and retail prices. This ... More


The Dames des Halles: Economic Lynchpins and the People Personified

Katie Jarvis

in Politics in the Marketplace: Work, Gender, and Citizenship in Revolutionary France

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917111
eISBN:
9780190917142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917111.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines how the Dames des Halles derived their influence from their roles as retailers in the food trade and as traditional representatives of the Third Estate. It draws on evidence ... More


Politics in the Marketplace: Work, Gender, and Citizenship in Revolutionary France

Katie Jarvis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917111
eISBN:
9780190917142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917111.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

Politics in the Marketplace integrates politics, economics, and gender to ask how the Dames des Halles invented notions of citizenship through everyday trade during the French Revolution. As crucial ... More


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