Logo

Freedom from Want: The Human Right to Adequate Food

Large book cover: Freedom from Want: The Human Right to Adequate Food

Freedom from Want: The Human Right to Adequate Food
by

Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1589010566
ISBN-13: 9781589010567
Number of pages: 278

Description:
This is both a descriptive and normative argument that worldwide hunger is best addressed as a human rights issue. Kent analyzes the current deplorable state of world hunger and malnutrition, demonstrating how governments, not food shortages or climates or famine, are to blame. Adequate food as a human right requires that governments provide the resources and freedom to allow individuals and communities to provide for themselves. The manuscript includes numerous tables and illustrations, as well as a bibliographic essay.

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(890KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: The Human Freedom IndexThe Human Freedom Index
by - Fraser Institute
The Human Freedom Index is the most comprehensive measure of freedom ever created for a large number of countries around the globe. It captures the degree to which people are free to enjoy major liberties such as freedom of speech, religion, etc.
(7430 views)
Book cover: Human Rights and Democracy: The Precarious Triumph of IdealsHuman Rights and Democracy: The Precarious Triumph of Ideals
by - Bloomsbury Academic
The author combines an overview of the key theoretical models of democracy and human rights with a state-of-the-art survey which reports on trade-offs between achievements, set-backs and challenges in some of the world's 'hotspots'.
(7440 views)
Book cover: Freedom of InformationFreedom of Information
by - UNESCO
This book makes a significant contribution to the existing literature on freedom of information. It will be a valuable resource to the many people all over the world who wish to promote effective legal guarantees for the right to information.
(16392 views)
Book cover: Hidden Slaves: Forced Labor in the United StatesHidden Slaves: Forced Labor in the United States
by - Human Rights Center
Because forced labor is hidden, inhumane, widespread, and criminal, sustained and coordinated efforts by U.S. law enforcement, social service providers, and the general public are needed to expose and eradicate this illicit trade.
(12226 views)