Let Them Eat Junk: How Capitalism Creates Hunger and Obesity (BOK)

Robert Albritton

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This is the first book to analyse the food industry from a Marxist perspective. Respected economist Robert Albritton argues that the capitalist system, far from delivering on the promise of cheap, nutritious food for all, has created a world where 25% of the world population are over-fed and 25% are hungry. This malnourishment of 50% of the world's population is explained systematically, a refreshing change from accounts that focus on cultural factors and individual greed. Albritton details the economic relations and connections that have put us in a situation of simultaneous oversupply and undersupply of food. This explosive book provides yet more evidence that the human cost of capitalism is much bigger than those in power will admit.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2008 Forfatter Robert Albritton
Forlag
PLUTO PRESS
ISBN 9780745328065
Antall sider 272 Dimensjoner 13,5cm x 21,5cm x 1,8cm
Vekt 318 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Cultural studies, Economic systems & structures