Автор: Susan George
Изд-во: Institute for Policy Studies
Формат: Обл. мягк. – Форм. 140х215 мм; 102 стр.
Год издания: 1986
There is food in plenty, yet millions suffer from starvation and malnutrition. Hunger, the most unnecessary and intractable of human afflictions, continues to plague millions of human beings and to kill some 40,000 of them daily, mocking the efforts of two Development Decades and three World Hunger Years. This somber reality forces all who choose to see to understand the inadequacies of conventional wisdom concerning the causes and cures for hunger. Over the past decade, beginning as one of the organizers of a path« breaking report on world hunger issued at the 1974 World Food Conference, Dr. Susan George has been central to a small group of courageous scholars who have challenged reigning development shibboleths. Today, their ideas find increasing acceptance among all serious students, if not yet adoption by the development establish- ment