The Food Wars

The Food Wars

by Walden Bello
     
 

ISBN-10: 1844673316

ISBN-13: 9781844673315

Pub. Date: 09/25/2009

Publisher: Verso Books

Violent protests across the global South, in response to rocketing food prices from 2006 to 2008, highlighted an intrinsic flaw in the modern system of world trade—one that poses a serious threat to regional and international stability. In The Food Wars, Walden Bello traces the evolution of this crisis, examining its eruption in Mexico, Africa, the

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Violent protests across the global South, in response to rocketing food prices from 2006 to 2008, highlighted an intrinsic flaw in the modern system of world trade—one that poses a serious threat to regional and international stability. In The Food Wars, Walden Bello traces the evolution of this crisis, examining its eruption in Mexico, Africa, the Philippines and China. Daring in vision and impassioned in tone, The Food Wars speaks out against the obscene imbalance in the most basic commodities between northern and southern hemispheres.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844673315
Publisher:
Verso Books
Publication date:
09/25/2009
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
974,461
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)

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