Print this page Share

The Global Food Crisis: New Insights into an Age-old Problem

David Himmelgreen (Volume Editor), Satish Kedia (General Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4443-3582-8
200 pages
January 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
The Global Food Crisis: New Insights into an Age-old Problem (1444335820) cover image


The NAPA Bulletin series is dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. These papers demonstrate the diverse ways in which anthropology can be used to address the global food crisis while directly responding to local realities.
  • Experts explore the dilemma of food insecurity in developing and industrialized countries
  • Practicing and applied anthropologists, sociologists and public health workers, examine the global food crisis through a variety of theoretical and analytical frameworks
  • Examines the ways in which food policies and economic restructuring have contributed to increasing food inequities across the globe
See More

Table of Contents

Anthropological Approaches to the Global Food Crisis: Understanding and Addressing the "Silent Tsunami" (David Himmelgreen and Nancy Romero-Daza).

Rising Food Prices, Social Mobilizations, and Violence: Conceptual Issues in Understanding and Responding to the Connections Linking Hunger and Conflict (Ellen Messer).

Dealing with the Global Food Crisis in Local Settings: Nonintensive Agricultural in Lesotho, Southern Africa (Nancy Romero-Daza, David A. Himmelgreen, Charlotte A. Noble, and David Turkon).

Asking the Right Questions: Community-Based Strategies to Combat Hunger (Miriam S. Chaiken, J. Richard Dixon, Colette Powers, and Erica Wetzler).

Economic Restructuring and Urban Food Access in the Dominican Republic (Howard Rosing).

The Forgotten Population? Youth, Food Insecurity, and Rising Prices: Implications for the Global Food Crisis (Craig Hadley, Tefera Belachew, David Lindstrom, and Fasil Tessema).

Food Insecurity in Buhaya: The Cycle of Women's Marginalization and the Spread of Poverty, Hunger, and Disease (Valerie Githinji).

Lavichè: Haiti's Vulnerability to the Global Food Crisis (John Mazzeo).

Mosaics of Maya Livelihoods: Readjusting to Global and Local Food Crises (Rebecca K. Zarger).

From Crisis to Cumulative Effects: Food Security Challenges in Alaska (David V. Fazzino and Philip A. Loring).

Things Became Scarce: Food Availability and Accessibility in Santiago de Cuba Then and Now (Hanna Garth).

Anthropological Approaches for Understanding the Complexities of the Global Food Crisis (Sunil K. Khanna).

See More

Buy Both and Save 25%!


The Global Food Crisis: New Insights into an Age-old Problem (US $31.95)

-and- Anthropological Insights on Effective Community-Based Coalition Practice (US $30.00)

Total List Price: US $61.95
Discounted Price: US $46.46 (Save: US $15.49)

Buy Both
Cannot be combined with any other offers. Learn more.

Related Titles

Back to Top