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The WTO and the Right to Food

Sarah Joseph

in Blame it on the WTO?: A Human Rights Critique

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199565894
eISBN:
9780191728693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565894.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the effect of WTO rules on the enjoyment of the right to food. It first describes the human right to food, followed by an overview of current statistics regarding world hunger. ... More


Hidden Hunger: Gender and the Politics of Smarter Foods

Aya Hirata Kimura

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451645
eISBN:
9780801467691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451645.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

For decades, nonprofit organizations (NGOs) targeting world hunger focused on ensuring that adequate quantities of food were being sent to those in need. In the 1990s, the international food policy ... More


Food Aid Under Carter and Reagan

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/9780190228873.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

By the time Jimmy Carter entered the White House in 1977, American food aid had declined from 40 percent of U.S. agricultural exports in 1963 to less than 5 percent. Noted Harvard economic historian ... More


Around the World

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Congressman Drinan's four-page occasional newsletter to his constituents summed up the achievements of 1974 and outlined the challenges ahead in 1975, celebrating the end of the “dark night” of ... More


You Are NOT What You Eat

Paul B. Thompson

in From Field to Fork: Food Ethics for Everyone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199391684
eISBN:
9780199391721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391684.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Philosophical discussions of food have been virtually nonexistent for five hundred years, but have returned in recent decades. The chapter reviews some of the reasons philosophers ignored food for so ... More


Conclusion: The Past, Present, and Future of World Food Problems

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/9780190600686.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the wake of the world food crisis a new pattern in global food relations emerged: the world food network. This food network was distinct from the postwar food system. Since the 1970s, the world ... More


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