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Feeding the Hungry: Advocacy and Blame in the Global Fight against Hunger

Michelle Jurkovich

Abstract

Food insecurity poses one of the most pressing development and human security challenges in the world. This book examines the social and normative environments in which international anti-hunger organizations are working and argues that despite international law ascribing responsibility to national governments to ensure the right to food of their citizens, there is no shared social consensus on who ought to do what to solve the hunger problem. The book provides a new analytic model of transnational advocacy. In investigating advocacy around a critical economic and social right — the right to f ... More

Keywords: food insecurity, anti-hunger organizations, right to food, hunger, transnational advocacy, human rights, rights advocacy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781501751165
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501751165.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michelle Jurkovich, author
University of Massachusetts Boston