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Uniform Title Destruction massive. English
Title Betting on famine : why the world still goes hungry / Jean Ziegler ; translated from the French by Christopher Caines.
Publication Info. New York : New Press, 2013.

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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Acknowledgments -- List of abbreviations -- Preface -- Massacre -- The geography of hunger -- Invisible hunger -- Protracted crises -- Postscript 1: The gaza ghetto -- Postscript 2: Refugees from the North Korean famine -- The children of Crateus -- God is not a farmer -- "No one goes hungry in Switzerland" -- The tragedy of Noma -- The awakening of conscience -- Famine and fatalism : Malthus and natural selection -- Josue de Castro, phase one -- Hitler's "hunger plan" -- A light in the darkness : the United Nations -- Josue de Castro, phase two : A very heavy coffin -- Enemies of the right to food -- The crusaders of neoliberalism -- The horsemen of the apocalypse -- When free trade kills -- Savonarola on Lake Geneva -- The collapse of the WFP and the FAO's impotence -- A billionaire's fear -- Victory of the predators -- "Natural" selection redux -- Jalil Jilani and her children -- The defeat of Jacques Diouf -- Postscript: The murder of Iraq's children -- The vultures of "green gold" -- A great lie -- Barack Obama's obsession -- The curse of sugarcane -- Postscript: Hell in Gujarat -- Criminal recolonization -- The speculators -- The "tiger sharks" -- Geneva, world capital of agri-food speculators -- Land grabs and the resistance of the damned -- The complicity of the western states -- Epilogue -- Notes.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Food relief -- Political aspects.
Hunger -- Political aspects.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
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Related To Original 9781595588494 1595588493 (DLC) 2013005169
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9781595588494 (hc. : alk. paper)
1595588493 (hc. : alk. paper)
OCLC # EBC965556
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