First World Hunger Revisited

Food Charity or the Right to Food?

  • Graham Riches
  • Tiina Silvasti

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Graham Riches, Valerie Tarasuk
    Pages 42-56
  3. Tiina Silvasti, Jouko Karjalainen
    Pages 72-86
  4. Kwong-leung Tang, Yu-hong Zhu, Yan-yan Chen
    Pages 87-101
  5. Michael O’Brien
    Pages 102-116
  6. Sheryl L. Hendriks, Angela McIntyre
    Pages 117-130
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 209-248

About this book


Is food aid the way of the future? What are the prospects for integrated public policies informed by the right to food? First World Hunger Revisited investigates the rise of food charity and corporately sponsored food banks as effective and sustainable responses to increasing hunger and food poverty in twelve rich 'food-secure' societies.


Right to Food Food Banks Food Charity Food Aid Corporate Food Charity Food Assistance Food Transfers Food Justice Food Policy Food Ethics Food Security Food Sovereignty Privatisation Domestic Hunger Food Poverty Food Insecurity Food Waste Income Inequality Income Poverty family growth pain politics poverty solidarity state

Editors and affiliations

  • Graham Riches
    • 1
  • Tiina Silvasti
    • 2
  1. 1.University of British ColumbiaCanada
  2. 2.Department of Social Sciences and PhilosophyUniversity of JyväskyläFinland

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