Food Insecurity, Vulnerability and Human Rights Failure

  • Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis
  • Shabd S. Acharya
  • Benjamin Davis

Part of the Studies in Development Economics and Policy book series (SDEP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Vulnerability to Hunger: Causes and Remedies

  3. Gender and Hunger: The Links

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. John Curry, Esther Wiegers, Alessandra Garbero, Shannon Stokes, John Hourihan
      Pages 131-160
    3. Julliet Wanjiku, John Uhuru Manyengo, Willis Oluoch-Kosura, Joseph T. Karugia
      Pages 194-218
  4. Hunger as Entitlement Failure: The Right to Food

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 241-241
    2. Isabella Rae, Julian Thomas, Margret Vidar
      Pages 266-285
    3. Pradeep Bhargava, Manju Balana
      Pages 286-307
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 329-368

About this book

Introduction

This volume discusses the significance of human rights approaches to food and the way it relates to gender considerations, addressing links between hunger and the HIV/AIDS pandemic, agricultural productivity and the environment.

Keywords

agriculture Asia biodiversity China development distribution diversity environment food quality human rights productivity safety strategy trade

Editors and affiliations

  • Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis
    • 1
  • Shabd S. Acharya
    • 2
  • Benjamin Davis
    • 3
  1. 1.UNU-WIDERUK
  2. 2.Institute of Development StudiesJaipurIndia
  3. 3.Agricultural and Development Economics Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO)RomeItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230589506
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2007
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-36337-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-58950-6
  • About this book