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Those Who Do Not Know Their Opponent's Arguments Do Not Completely Understand Their Own.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780737743845
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 4/3/2009
  • Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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Table of Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints? 11

Introduction 14

Chapter 1 How Serious Is the Problem of Malnutrition?

Chapter Preface 18

1 Global Malnutrition Is a Severe Problem Fred Magdoff 20

2 The Problem of Global Malnutrition Is Exaggerated Nicholas N. Eberstadt 28

3 Malnutrition Is a Problem in the United States Food Research and Action Center 35

4 Malnutrition Is Not a Severe Problem in the United States Robert E. Rector Kirk A. Johnson 42

5 Obesity and Malnutrition Are Related and Both Are Severe Problems The Sustainability Report 51

6 Undernutrition Is a More Serious Problem than Obesity Deroy Murdock 57

Periodical Bibliography 62

Chapter 2 What Are the Root Causes of Malnutrition?

Chapter Preface 64

1 Poverty Is a Root Cause of Malnutrition World Hunger Notes 66

2 Conflict and Food Politicization Can Cause Malnutrition Miren Gutierrez 74

3 Gender Inequality Contributes to the Problem of Malnutrition International Food Policy Research Institute 80

4 Aging Causes Malnutrition Christine Facciolo 85

5 Dirty Water and Poor Sanitation Are Root Causes of Malnutrition World Health Organization (WHO) 93

6 Biofuels Contribute to the Problem of Malnutrition Ben Lieberman 98

7 Biofuels Are Not Causing Malnutrition Robert E. Zubrin 104

8 Global Warming Is Causing Malnutrition Sarah DeWeerdt 111

9 Global Warming Is Not Causing Malnutrition Science & Public Policy Institute 117

Periodical Bibliography 125

Chapter 3 Who Should Help Alleviate Malnutrition?

Chapter Preface 127

1 Government Has an Important Role in the Eradication of Malnutrition Oxfam International 129

2 Government Should Not Be Responsible for Alleviating Malnutrition Israel Ortega133

3 International Governmental Organizations (IGOs) Should Help Alleviate Malnutrition George Kent 137

4 Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) Should Help Alleviate Malnutrition Anuradha Mittal 146

5 Global Partnerships Can Contribute to the Fight Against Malnutrition Liesbeth Venetiaan-Vanenburg 156

Periodical Bibliography 162

Chapter 4 What Policies Will Alleviate Malnutrition?

Chapter Preface 164

1 Nutrition Intervention Will Help Alleviate Malnutrition Doctors Without Borders 166

2 Empowering Women Will Help Alleviate Malnutrition Laura Johnston Monchuk 172

3 Implementing Effective Agricultural Trade Policies Will Help Alleviate Malnutrition Corinna Hawkes Marie T. Ruel 177

4 Increasing Local Food Production Will Help Alleviate Malnutrition Willem Van Cotthem 186

5 Biotechnology Will Help Alleviate Malnutrition Paul Driessen Cyril Boynes Jr. 192

6 Biotechnology Is Not the Solution to the Problem of Malnutrition Stefania Bianchi 199

Periodical Bibliography 204

For Further Discussion 205

Organizations to Contact 208

Bibliography of Books 215

Index 218

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