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Food rebellions!

Eric Holt-GimГ©nez

Food rebellions!

crisis and the hunger for justice

by Eric Holt-GimГ©nez

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Published by Pambazuka Press, Food First Books, Grassroots International in Cape Town, Oakland, CA, Boston, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [236]-252) and index.

StatementEric Holt-Giménez and Raj Patel ; with Annie Shattuck
ContributionsPatel, Raj, Shattuck, Annie
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9000.5 .H653 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 260 p. :
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24487093M
ISBN 109780935028348
LC Control Number2009022827

James J. Tissot, "The Grapes of Canaan" (), watercolor, Jewish Museum, New York. The Israelite camp is on the move again, and with this new challenges emerge. Moses had met challenges before, but it seems like later in his ministry he meets rebellion in several forms: from his kinsmen, from his sister, and from the people as a whole. In the process, dozens of food-importing countries experienced food riots, one of which claimed the political scalp of Haiti’s Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis.[9] Behind the protests were, first, natural events that looked like an excerpt from the meteorological section of the Book of Revelations–drought in Australia, crop.

Food Rebellions! suggests that to solve the food crisis, we must change the global food system-from the bottom up and from the top down. The book frames the current food crisis as unique opportunity to develop productive local food systems that are engines for sustainable economic development. Food Rebellions! contains up to date information about the current political and economic realities of our food systems. Anchored in political economy and an historical perspective, it is a valuable academic resource for understanding the root causes of hunger, growing inequality, the industrial agri-foods complex, and political : Eric Holt-Gimenez; Rajeev Charles Patel.

  In his recent book, Food Rebellions! Crisis and the Hunger for Justice, co-authored with Raj Patel and Annie Shattuck, Dr. Holt-Giménez proposes equitable, sustainable solutions to the root.   I recently attended an event promoting Eric Holt-Giménez’s new book (co-authored by Raj Patel), Food Rebellions: Crisis and the Hunger for Justice. Eric is the executive director of Food First and a powerful advocate for transforming our broken food system. His presentation unpacked the causes of hunger worldwide and promoted a reinvestment in local food systems Read More.


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Praise for Food Rebellions “In this very timely book, two of the world’s most prominent critics of the global food system, Eric Holt-Giménez and Raj Patel, dissect the causes of hunger and the food price crisis, locating them in a political economy of capitalist industrial production dominated by corporations and driven by the search for.

Food Rebellions read like an NGO report, reminiscent of Wealth Inequality Reader, with the peculiar cross between academic writing and activist pleas. It essentially makes the argument that food shortages are economically, rather than agriculturally, rooted, and that to the extent that production needs to be increased in bulk, this should be /5.

In Food Rebellions. Crisis and the Hunger for Justice, authors Eric Holt-Giménez and Raj Patel with Annie Shattuck offer us the real story behind the global food crisis and document the growing trend of grassroots solutions to hunger spreading around the world/5(7).

Food Rebellions. takes a deep look at the world food crisis and its impact on the global South and under-served communities in the industrial North. While most governments and multilateral organisations offer short-term solutions based on proximate causes, authors Eric Holt-Giménez and Raj Patel unpack the planet's environmentally and.

Food Rebellions capably addresses a timely and important subject - but not in a particularly convincing or engaging manner. The body of the book itself is primarily a collection of statistics and citations that do little to draw the reader into the story of the food crisis or /5(6).

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Food rebellions!: crisis and the hunger for justice Eric Holt-Giménez, Raj Patel, Annie Shattuck Pambazuka Press, - Business & Economics - pages.

Food Rebellions!, Fahamu Books (press) In this very timely book, two of the world's most prominent critics of the global food system, Eric Holt-Giménez and Raj Patel, dissect the causes of hunger and the food price crisis, locating them in a political economy of capitalist industrial production dominated by corporations and driven by the search for profits for the few instead of the welfare.

Eric Holt-Giménez, Executive Director of Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy recently partnered with Raj Patel and Annie Shattuck to bring us Food Rebellions: Crisis and the Hunger for ly, Holt-Giménez spent a weekend in New York to introduce his new book and open a conversation about these rebellions.

Food Rebellions, Eric Holt-Gimenez and Raj Patel (Food First Books, ). Today there are over a billion hungry people on the planet, more than ever before in history. While the global food crisis dropped out of the news init remains a painful reality for the world’s poor and underserved.

Food Rebellions. takes a deep look at the world food crisis and its impact on the global South and underserved communities in the industrial North. Eric Holt-Gimenez and Raj Patel unpack the planet's environmentally and economically vulnerable food systems to reveal the root causes of the crisis.

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