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Title Malnutrition [electronic resource] / Margaret Haerens, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2009.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 230 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-217) and index.
Contents How serious is the problem of malnutrition? Global malnutrition is a severe problem / Fred Magdoff ; The problem of global malnutrition is exaggerated / Nicholas N. Eberstadt ; Malnutrition is a problem in the United States / Food Research and Action Center ; Malnutrition is not a severe problem in the United States / Robert E. Rector and Kirk A. Johnson ; Obesity and malnutrition are related and both are severe problems / The Sustainability Report ; Undernutrition is a more serious problem than obesity / Deroy Murdock -- What are the root causes of malnutrition? Poverty is a root cause of malnutrition / World Hunger Notes ; Conflict and food politicization can cause malnutrition / Miren Gutierrez ; Gender inequality contributes to the problem of malnutrition / International Food Policy Research Institute ; Aging causes malnutrition / Christine Facciolo ; Dirty water and poor sanitation are root causes of malnutrition / World Health Organization (WHO) ; Biofuels contribute to the problem of malnutrition / Ben Lieberman ; Biofuels are not causing malnutrition / Robert E. Zubrin ; Global warming is causing malnutrition / Sarah DeWeerdt ; Global warming is not causing malnutrition / Science & Public Policy Institute --
Who should help alleviate malnutrition? Government has an important role in the eradication of malnutrition / Oxfam International ; Government should not be responsible for alleviating malnutrition / Israel Ortega ; International governmental organizations (IGOs) should help alleviate malnutrition / George Kent ; Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) should help alleviate malnutrition / Anuradha Mittal ; Global partnerships can contribute to the fight against malnutrition / Liesbeth Venetiaan-Vanenburg -- What policies will alleviate malnutrition? Nutrition intervention will help alleviate malnutrition / Doctors Without Borders ; Empowering women will help alleviate malnutrition / Laura Johnston Monchuk ; Implementing effective agricultural trade policies will help alleviate malnutrition / Corinna Hawkes and Marie T. Ruel ; Increasing local food production will help alleviate malnutrition / Willem Van Cotthem ; Biotechnology will help alleviate malnutrition / Paul Driessen and Cyril Boynes Jr. ; Biotechnology is not the solution to the problem of malnutrition / Stefania Bianchi.
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Subject Food relief.
Malnutrition.
Nutrition policy.
Food supply.
Added Author Haerens, Margaret.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737743845 (hardcover)
9780737743838 (pbk.)
0737743840 (hardcover)
0737743832 (pbk.)
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