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Author Clapp, Jennifer, 1963-
Title Hunger in the balance : the new politics of international food aid / Jennifer Clapp.
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012.
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 Floor2  HV696.F6 C515 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xiv, 201 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Food aid politics : the old and the new -- Past and present food assistance trends -- Donor policies on the question of tying -- U.S. debates on tied food aid -- The GMO controversy -- Food aid at the WTO -- The 2007-2008 food crisis and the global governance of food aid -- Conclusion : prospects for the future of food aid politics.
Summary "Food aid has become a contentious issue in recent decades, with sharp disagreements over genetically modified crops, agricultural subsidies, and ways of guaranteeing food security in the face of successive global food crises. In Hunger in the Balance, Jennifer Clapp provides a timely and comprehensive account of the contemporary politics of food aid, explaining the origins and outcomes of recent clashes between donor nations--and between donors and recipients.
Subject Food relief -- Political aspects.
Food relief -- International cooperation.
ISBN 9780801450396 (alk. paper)
080145039X (alk. paper)
OCLC number 751781049