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The reproach of hunger : food, justice, and money in the twenty-first century

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First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.

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New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • A better world finally within reach?
  • The wages of optimism
  • Malthus only needs to be wrong once
  • The food crisis of 2007-2008 : a turning point?
  • The global food system and its critics
  • Promises to the poor
  • Cassandra and doctor pangloss
  • Is reforming the system enough?
  • The case for optimism
  • Science to the rescue?
  • Falling in love with the private sector
  • Philanthrocapitalism: a [self] love story
  • The end of hunger?
  • "fertilizing the land with money"
  • Optimism as moral victory, pessimism as moral affront
  • Doing everything to end hunger except think politically
  • Conclusion.
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