The Resource Stuffed and starved : from farm to fork, the hidden battle for the world food system, Raj Patel, (electronic resource)

Stuffed and starved : from farm to fork, the hidden battle for the world food system, Raj Patel, (electronic resource)

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Stuffed and starved : from farm to fork, the hidden battle for the world food system
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Stuffed and starved
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from farm to fork, the hidden battle for the world food system
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Raj Patel
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Language
eng
Summary
It's a perverse fact of modern life: There are more starving people in the world than ever before, while there are also more people who are overweight. To find out how we got to this point and what we can do about it, Raj Patel launched a comprehensive investigation into the global food network. It took him from the colossal supermarkets of California to India's wrecked paddy-fields and Africa's bankrupt coffee farms, while along the way he ate genetically engineered soy beans and dodged flying objects in the protestor-packed streets of South Korea. What he found was shocking, from the false choices given us by supermarkets to a global epidemic of farmer suicides, and real reasons for famine in Asia and Africa. Yet he also found great cause for hope-in international resistance movements working to create a more democratic, sustainable and joyful food system. Going beyond ethical consumerism, Patel explains, from seed to store to plate, the steps to regain control of the global food economy, stop the exploitation of both farmers and consumers, and rebalance global sustenance
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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Patel, Raj
Dewey number
338.19
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other
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Read by Nigel Patterson
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  • Patterson, Nigel
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  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • Food crops
  • Food habits
  • Food industry and trade
  • Food supply
  • Food
  • Poverty
  • Supermarkets
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adult
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Stuffed and starved : from farm to fork, the hidden battle for the world food system, Raj Patel, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12036792
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spoken word
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MWT12036792
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 47 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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MWT12036792
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sound
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12036792
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Label
Stuffed and starved : from farm to fork, the hidden battle for the world food system, Raj Patel, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12036792
Publication
Distribution
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unknown
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
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spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12036792
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 47 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT12036792
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
12036792
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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