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Author Butterly, John R

Title Hunger : the biology and politics of starvation / John R. Butterly, Jack Shepherd

Publ Info Hanover, N.H. : Dartmouth College Press : Published by University Press of New England, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  HC79.F3 B88 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HC79.F3 B88 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 337 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The silent emergency -- The framework of understanding -- The basics of nutrition -- The anatomy and physiology of nutrition -- Agriculture : the birth of civilization ... and famine -- Responses on the ground -- Responses : government and international -- Responses to malnutrition -- Why do some people starve? -- Why do some people die? -- The biological basis for political behavior -- The right to food -- Best practices -- Prescription for change
LC subject Famines
Hunger
Malnutrition
Starvation
Mesh Subject Hunger
Environment
Human Rights
Politics
Socioeconomic Factors
Starvation
Add Author Shepherd, Jack, 1937-
ISBN 9781584659266 (cloth : alk. paper)
1584659262 (cloth : alk. paper)