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Big Hunger The Unholy Alliance Between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups

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ISBN-10: 0262535165

ISBN-13: 9780262535168

Edition: 2017

Authors: Andrew Fisher, Saru Jayaraman, Robert Gottlieb, Mun S. Ho

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Food banks and food pantries have proliferated in response to an economic emergency. The loss of manufacturing jobs combined with the recession of the early 1980s and Reagan administration cutbacks in federal programs led to an explosion in the growth of food charity. This was meant to be a stopgap measure, but the jobs never came back, and the "emergency food system" became an industry. In Big Hunger, Andrew Fisher takes a critical look at the business of hunger and offers a new vision for the anti-hunger movement. From one perspective, anti-hunger leaders have been extraordinarily effective. Food charity is embedded in American civil society, and federal food programs have remained intact…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 4/13/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.06" wide x 9.00" long x 0.85" tall
Weight: 0.990