Books & Media Reviews

Changing Politics of Hunger: 1999

by James V. Riker April 28, 2009

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 ...

Aiding Violence: The Development Enterprise in Rwanda

by Peter Uvin April 25, 2009

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 April 20, 2009

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

Attacking Poverty: The World Bank World Development Report

by April 15, 2009

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 ...

Reviewed By: Diane Ray

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

by Douglas Johnston, editor March 25, 2009

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

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

by Lester R. Brown March 25, 2009

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

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

by Michael Maren March 10, 2009

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...

Reviewed By: Steven Hansch

The Careless Society: Community and Its Counterfeits

by John McKnight February 15, 2009

New York: Basic Books (HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.). 1995. Hardcover. 194 pp. ISBN: 0-465-09125-3. Reviewed by Ellen E. Wasserman, Consultant ...

Reviewed By: Ellen Wasserman

When Women Flourish….We Can End Hunger

by Bread for the World Institute February 29, 2016

As leaders of churches and Christian organizations, we are called to labor in God’s work of ending hunger in the world. To achieve the goal of ending hunger by 2030, we know it will require the full participation and leadership of women. It is clear that our churches and...

Empire of Cotton: A Global History

by Swen Beckert January 11, 2015

Empire of Cotton” starts by describing cotton cultivation and the trade in cotton textiles going back to the Bronze Age. India and China were the most important early locations, but the continent with the least cotton in early times, Europe, was destined to play the major role in the cotton manufa...

Reviewed By: Daniel Walker Howe