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The political economy of African famine / edited by R.E. Downs, Donna O. Kerner, Stephen P. Reyna.

London : Routledge, 2020.

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  • Title:
    The political economy of African famine / edited by R.E. Downs, Donna O. Kerner, Stephen P. Reyna.
  • Contributor: R. E. Downs editor.;
    Donna O. Kerner editor.;
    Stephen P. Reyna editor.
  • Subjects: Food supply -- Africa; Produce trade -- Africa; Agriculture -- Africa; Famines -- Africa; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General; Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960-; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 363.8/096
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: London : Routledge, 2020.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents:

    Introduction Part 1: Theoretical Perspectives 1. Heart of Darkness: Reflections on Famine and Starvation in Africa Michael Watts Part 2: Development Practice and Hunger 2. Cultural Construction in a "Garden of Eden": The Influence of Ontological Acquiescence in an African Development Project and Its Implications for Food Security Stephen P. Reyna 3. Rain-fed Agricultural Development Project Performance in the Context of Drought: The Western Savannah Project, South Darfur, Sudan, and the Drought of 1984-1985 William I. Torry Part 3: The African Scene 4. Increased Vulnerability to Food Shortage among Fulani Nomads in Niger Cynthia White 5. Western Assistance and the Ethiopian Famine: Implications for Humanitarian Assistance Jason W. Clay 6. A Social History of Food, Famine and Gender in Twentieth-Century Sudan Jay O’Brien and Ellen Gruenbaum 7. Labor, Economic Power and Gender: Coping with Food Shortage in Guinea-Bissau Ursula Funk 8. Food Traders and Food Security in Ghana Gracia Clark 9. Gender, Hunger and Crisis in Tanzania Donna O. Kerner and Kristy Cook 10. Ideology, Gender and Change: Social Relations of Production and Reproduction in Nso, Cameroon Miriam Goheen 11. Sex and Starvation: Famine and Three Chadian Societies Ellen Patterson Brown Part 4: Prospects for the Future 12. New Crop Varieties in a Green Revolution for Africa: Implications for Sustainability and Equity David A. Cleveland 13. What Is to Be Done? A Historical Structural Approach to Warfare and Famine Stephen P. Reyna


  • Identifier: ISBN 9780429296727 (electronic bk.); ISBN 042929672X (electronic bk.); ISBN 9781000113693 (electronic bk. : PDF); ISBN 1000113698 (electronic bk. : PDF); ISBN 9781000124231 (electronic bk. : EPUB); ISBN 1000124231 (electronic bk. : EPUB); ISBN 9781000118964 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket); ISBN 1000118967 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket)
    10.4324/9780429296727 doi; BNB GBB9D8473; System number: 019479600
  • Notes: Collection subset: Social Welfare
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Series: Routledge library editions. Food supply and policy ; 3
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.441972
  • UIN: BLL01019479600

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