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The Feeding of Nations

Redefining Food Security for the 21st Century

The Feeding of Nations by Mark Gibson
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Food Security: What Is It, How and Who Does It Affect?
Food Security: What Is It?
Good Nutrition: A Basic Introduction
Bad ‘Mal’-nutrition: The Physiology of Hunger
Food Security: The Global Picture
History: A Fledgling Construct
Sociocultural Evolution
Governance, Philosophy, Politics and Economics
Science, Technology and Philosophy
History: Twentieth Century
Twentieth Century: The Feeding of Nations—A New Global Enthusiasm
The Inter-War Years 1919–1939
World War Two: 1939–1945
The Post-War Years
The Development Decade: 1960s
Famine, Oil and the Food Crisis: 1970s
The Lost Development Decade: 1980s
The Era of the Conference: 1990s
The Twenty-First Century: Ideological Convergence?
A Sectoral Analysis: Food Security and…
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Science and Technology
Health and Nutrition
Environment and Natural Resources
Governance, Politics and Economics
The Final Analysis—Food Security
Origins: Aetiology and Etymology—Dispelling the Myths
Causality and Future Research
Redefining Food Security
Food for Thought: Discussion and Considerations
Closing Remarks
Appendix A: Country Classifications
Appendix B: Mortality Categories
Appendix C: The Gibson Framework of Food Security
Appendix D: Metabolism
Appendix E: Micronutrients
Appendix F: Malnutrition—Its Assessment and Measurement
Appendix G: Biological Systematics
Appendix H: Millennium Development Goals
Appendix I: Global Warming—The Basics
Appendix J: Energy Sources
Appendix K: Stakeholders
Appendix L: Conversion Rates
Appendix M: Glossary

CRC Press; February 2012
667 pages; ISBN 9781439839515
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Title: The Feeding of Nations
Author: Mark Gibson
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