Book Reviews

Grace at the Table: Ending Hunger in God’s World

by David Beckmann and Arthur Simon

By David Beckmann and Arthur Simon Paulist Press, 997 Macarthur Boulevard, Mahwah, New Jersey, 07430. 1999. Paperback. 219 pp. ISBN: 0-8091-3866-2. Reviewed by Berard L. Marthaler T ...

Reviewed by Berard L. Marthaler May 2, 2009

The Globalization of Poverty

by Michel Chossudovsky

By Michel Chossudovsky Zed Books Ltd. London and New Jersey. 1997. Paperback. 288 pp. ISBN: 1856494020. Reviewed by Leo Vox This book may be ordered online through Hunger Notes' bo ...

Reviewed by Leo Vox April 30, 2009

Sweet Charity?: Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement

by Janet Poppendieck

by Janet Poppendieck New York: Penguin Putnam Books. 1999. Hardcover. 354 pp. ISBN 0670880205. ...

Changing Politics of Hunger: 1999

by James V. Riker

by James V. Riker Bread for the World Institute, Silver Spring, MD. 1998. Paperback. 138 pp. ISBN: 1884361072. This book may be ordered online through Hunger Notes' bookstore. Bread for the World ...

Aiding Violence: The Development Enterprise in Rwanda

by Peter Uvin

by Peter Uvin Kumarian Press, West Hartford, CT. 1998. 288 pp. (Paperback) ISBN: 1565490835, (Cloth) ISBN: 1565490843. ...

Human Nutrition in the Developing World

by Michael C. Latham

by Michael C. Latham Pub.: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), (Food and Nutrition Series, V. 29, No. 2). FAO Bookshop, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, ITALY. Year: 1997. Paperback. 508 pp. ISBN: 925103818X. E-mail: Publications-sales@fao.org. ...

Reviewed by Joan Allen-Peters April 20, 2009

Attacking Poverty: The World Bank World Development Report

By The World Bank Group. Oxford University Press. 2000. English version. Also available in Spanish/Espanol and French/Francais. Paperback. 544 pp. ISBN: 0195211294. Reviewed by Diane Ray This book may ...

Reviewed by Diane Ray April 15, 2009

Foreign Policy into the 21st Century: The U.S. Leadership Challenge

by Douglas Johnston, editor

Douglas Johnston, editor Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Washington, D.C. 1996. 176 pp. Paperback. ISBN: 0892062924. Reviewed by Andrew E. Rice ...

Reviewed by Andrew E. Rice March 25, 2009

Who Will Feed China?: Wake-Up Call for a Small Planet

by Lester R. Brown

by Lester R. Brown New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. Worldwatch Institute, Environmental Alert Series. 1995. 163 pp. (Hardcover) ISBN: 0-393-03897-1, (Paperback) ISBN: 0-393-31409-X. Reviewed by Cate Johnson, Ph.D., RD ...

Reviewed by Cate Johnson March 25, 2009

The Road to Hell: The Ravaging Effects of Foreign Aid International Charity

by Michael Maren

New York: The Free Press, 1997. Hardcover, 287 pp. ISBN: 0684828006. Reviewed by Steven Hansch This book may be ordered online through Hunger Notes' bookstore. Every few years, a major publication critiques the aid industry not merely on the merits of specific projects, but on the p ...

Reviewed by Steven Hansch March 10, 2009
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