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    Joseph Collins,Frances Moore Lappe
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    Ballantine Books (April 12, 1981)
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She is the author of 19 books including the three-million-copy selling, 1971 Diet for a Small Planet that the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History describes as one of the most influential political tracts of the times

Mass Market Paperback. When i went to St. Louis University to hear Lappe speak, I saw a young woman on the stage I assumed was an undergraduate to introduce Ms. Lappe

Mass Market Paperback. Lappe. At the appointed time, she rose and began to speak with a passion and devotion, but without notes, that proved her dedication and knowledge. The results of the Green Revolution were just beginning to be questioned as a way of ending world hunger, and Lappe was leading the way to demonstrate that world hunger could not be solved soley by increased production.

Mass Market Paperback. World Hunger: 10 Myths. This book is an eye opener. We have been led to believe that there is not enough food in the world to feed all of the starving people. We are told that the only solution is a combination of more technology and global trade. Is it possible that these assumptions are not true?

Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 15 years ago. This is an excellent work which discusses the negations involvedin major agriculture. The author explains how an increasein food productive capability can result in greater unavailability of foodstuffs for the needy.

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FOOD FIRST: Beyond the Myth of Scarcity. By Frances Moore Lappe and Joseph Collins. In a questionandanswer format that proves more effective than one might expect, and drawing upon hundreds of case studies, they set out to rebut established doctrine on development. For example, they ask, Does ignorance breed babies? An Indian farmer replies: A rich man invests in his machines.

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Lappe's 1981 book was spot-on then, and is so now, almost 40 years later. There is enough food, or at least the capacity to produce nutritious food, to end global starvation

Lappe's 1981 book was spot-on then, and is so now, almost 40 years later. There is enough food, or at least the capacity to produce nutritious food, to end global starvation. Global agribusiness, or BigAg, does not look at the big picture so much as the bottom line. Profits over people cause starvation, malnutrition, obesity, and a host of food-related illnesses and diseases. Lappe spells these out in detail.

ISBN 0345023781 "Food First: Beyond the Myth of Scarcity" (with Joseph Collins), Houghton Mifflin, 1977, Ballantine Books .

ISBN 0345023781 "Food First: Beyond the Myth of Scarcity" (with Joseph Collins), Houghton Mifflin, 1977, Ballantine Books, 1979. "What To Do After You Turn Off the . Ballantine Books, 1985. "World Hunger: Twelve Myths" (with Joseph Collins), Grove Press, 1986, 1998 Diet for a Small Planet - is a 1971 bestselling book by Frances Moore Lappé, the first major book to critique grain fed meat production as wasteful and a contributor to global food scarcity.

Lappe, Frances Moore and Collins, Joseph. Bibliographic Citation. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977. World Hunger: Ten Myths . Lappe, Frances Moore and Collins, Joseph (1979). Related Items in Google Scholar.

Lappe, Frances Moore; Collins, Joseph; Fowler, Cary. All titles : " Food first, beyond the myth of scarcity ". Bibliographic information. In question and answer format, commonly accepted obstacles such as insufficient production, inappropriate technology, and discriminatory trade practices in meeting the world's food needs are considered.

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When i went to St. Louis University to hear Lappe speak, I saw a young woman on the stage I assumed was an undergraduate to introduce Ms. Lappe. At the appointed time, she rose and began to speak with a passion and devotion, but without notes, that proved her dedication and knowledge.
The results of the Green Revolution were just beginning to be questioned as a way of ending world hunger, and Lappe was leading the way to demonstrate that world hunger could not be solved soley by increased production. Indeed, enough food was being produced to feed the world, but unequal distribution was the underlying cause of the hunger spots in the world. Maldistribution, not malproduction, was the root cause. Later, in another book, Lappe would show that problems existed with maxium production because diets high in red meat caused health problems.
Enough data were available for Lappe to prove her point, and later research has confirmed it. I am glad that I used Food First as a text for a seminar clsss, and her example focused the research in my own book, Culture and Agriculture.
Tar
This is an excellent work which discusses the negations involved
in major agriculture. The author explains how an increase
in food productive capability can result in greater unavailability of foodstuffs for the needy. For instance,
the following consequences may follow increases in land
productivity:
o land values increase forcing tenants and small farmers elsewhere
o payments in money become the rule although money buys less
o control of scarce land becomes concentrated in fewer hands
o even communal lands are expropriated by powerful individuals
o peasants are trapped into debt bondage
o quantity and market value rather than nutrition become the
formula for agricultural planning
The author explains negations in the Philippines, Bangladesh,
West Malaysia and Sri Lanka.
Surprisingly, some researchers have found that a country's
decrease in export earnings may make people better off.
In such circumstances, tenants are better able to enforce their
demands for land and for permission to grow subsistence crops.
This work is an important treatise on the economic aspects
of agriculture. It complements works by David Ricardo and
others.
Hulis
Changed my life...
Jorius
This book is an eye opener. We have been led to believe that there is not enough food in the world to feed all of the starving people. We are told that the only solution is a combination of more technology and global trade. Is it possible that these assumptions are not true? Read this book and make up your own mind.