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


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.


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
  2. 2.Institute of Development StudiesJaipurIndia
  3. 3.Agricultural and Development Economics Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO)RomeItaly

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