Food in Zones of Conflict

Food in Zones of Conflict

Cross-disciplinary Perspectives

eBook - 2014
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The availability of food is an especially significant issue in zones of conflict because conflict nearly always impinges on the production and the distribution of food, and causes increased competition for food, land and resources Controlling the production of and access to food can also be used as a weapon by protagonists in conflict. The logistics of supply of food to military personnel operating in conflict zones is another important issue. These themes unite this collection, the chapters of which span different geographic areas. This volume will appeal to scholars in a number of different disciplines, including anthropology, nutrition, political science, development studies and international relations, as well as practitioners working in the private and public sectors, who are currently concerned with food-related issues in the field.

Publisher: New York ;, Oxford, England :, Berghahn Books,, 2014
©2014
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781782384045
Characteristics: 1 online resource (251 pages) :,illustrations

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