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Author Fisher, Andy, 1963- author.

Title Big hunger : the unholy alliance between corporate America and anti-hunger groups / Andrew Fisher ; foreword by Saru Jayaraman.

Publication Info. Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press, [2017]

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 343 pages)
Series Food, health, and the environment
Food, health, and the environment.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Occupy hunger -- The charity trap -- The politics of corporate giving -- The conflicted nature of SNAP -- Federal food programs as engines of economic democracy -- Who's at the table shapes what's on the menu -- Innovation within the anti-hunger movement -- Innovative models from outside the anti-hunger field.
Summary How to focus anti-hunger efforts not on charity but on the root causes of food insecurity, improving public health, and reducing income inequality.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Corporations -- Charitable contributions.
Nutrition policy.
Malnutrition -- Prevention.
Food relief.
United States.
Indexed Term ECONOMICS/Environmental Economics
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Jayaraman, Sarumathi, 1975- writer of foreword.
Other Form: Print version: Fisher, Andy, 1963- Big hunger. Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press, [2017] 9780262036085 (DLC) 2016040544 (OCoLC)958066455
ISBN 9780262339513 (electronic bk.)
026233951X (electronic bk.)
9780262339520 (electronic bk.)
0262339528 (electronic bk.)