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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poverty -- India -- Kalahandi (District),
  • Hunger -- India -- Kalahandi (District),
  • Hunger -- Government policy -- India -- Kalahandi (District),
  • Kalahandi (India : District) -- Politics and government

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-269) and index

StatementBob Currie
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC440.P6 C87 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 275 p. :
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16976846M
ISBN 100312229542
LC Control Number99053055

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This book seeks to identify the processes which generate and perpetuate hunger in India, and what sort of intervention by public and private agencies are best suited to combat this problem. Drawing on fieldwork in the much publicised Kalahandi district, Bob Currie explains why problems of poverty and alleged starvation remain despite regular. This book seeks to identify the processes which generate and perpetuate hunger in India, and what sort of intervention by public and private agencies are best suited to combat this problem. Drawing on fieldwork in the much publicised Kalahandi district, Bob Currie explains why problems of poverty and alleged starvation remain despite regular Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.   The Politics of Hunger in India by Bob Currie, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Get this from a library! The politics of hunger in India: a study of democracy, governance, and Kalahandi's poverty. [Bob Currie] -- "Do people starve in democratic polities? It is often claimed that since government must respond to public needs during times of crisis, democracy has reduced famine in India since independence. This.

Get this from a library! The politics of hunger in India: a study of democracy, governance, and Kalahandi's poverty. [Bob Currie] -- Do people starve in democratic polities? It is often claimed that since government must respond to public needs during times of crisis, democracy has reduced famine in India since independence. This.   The Politics of Hunger in India: A Study of Democracy, Governance and Kalahandi’s Poverty by Bob Currie; Macmillan India, Chennai, ; (cloth) Rs Subscribers please login to access full text of the article.   In his book, India , This isn’t only a problem with India’s politics – the media is complicit too. Hunger and, more broadly, health rarely makes the news with the same sort of.   - Buy Political Economy of Hunger: Selected Essays book online at best prices in India on Read Political Economy of Hunger: Selected Essays book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Paperback.

- Indian Review of Books, Oct. '92 'Those who wish an in-depth, sometimes technical analysis of the complex problems and interrelationships among politics, economics and hunger will find this book to be a valuable resource.' - Ruth McNabb Dow, Eastern Illinois University, Journal of Nutrition Education, July/August   The Global Hunger Index (GHI), brought out annually by German NGO Welthungerhilfe and an Irish aid agency, Concern Worldwide, reports on hunger and under-nutrition worldwide based on .   The green revolution was in the 50s and 60s and at that time the epicentre of hunger and famine was in Asia, in India and Pakistan. There was tremendous hunger in that part of the world. Norman Borlaug, from Iowa, was working for a research institute in Mexico, developing and working on wheat strains to help the agriculture productivity in Mexico.   It is apparent that despite the persisting food insecurity of the bulk of the population and the near-emergency with respect to the nutrition of children, women and other vulnerable groups, the Government of India is still not taking the job of ensuring universal food security with sufficient seriousness. Its attitude towards meeting its election promise of legislating a comprehensive.