Drawing together in one volume the alternative explanations for famine, this book combines theory with political economy, and crystallizes many issues central to the understanding and management of famine. Devereux discusses the nature, theories and factors which contribute to famine, summarising and critically examining the many explanations which have been suggested for the causes of famine.
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Written by an internationally respected authority in the field, this book combines a review of major theories of the causes of famine with an analysis of corrective policies.Reviews all important theories of the past twenty years and provides up-to-date case studies on such topics as climate and famine, the population and famine, the entitlement approach, famine and food markets, the management of natural resources, famine and development, famine and government policy, war and famine, and famine and international relations.For those interested in development economics.
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