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political economy of starvation

Gail Omvedt

political economy of starvation

imperialism and the world food crisis

by Gail Omvedt

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Published by Leela Bhosale in [Bombay .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food supply.,
  • Starvation.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementGail Omvedt.
    SeriesScientific Socialist Education Trust publication ;, no. 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9000.5 .O48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4702758M
    LC Control Number77903073

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    The Political Economy of Development provides tools for gaining this understanding and applies them across a range of topics. The research, practice and scholarship of development are always set against the backdrop of the World Bank, whose formidable presence shapes . We introduce the term ‘starvation crimes’ to capture how these separately criminalized acts, when perpetrated over a duration of months or even years, can create mass starvation. Implicit in ‘starvation crimes’ is that starvation is produced by leaders’ decisions and serves political, military or .

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