- Author:Joseph Collins,Frances Moore Lappe
- Publisher: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.