Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 February 2019

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780198823940

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Law and the Political Economy of Hunger

Anna Chadwick

The History and Theory of International Law

  • The first in-depth analysis of the role of law in the context of world hunger
  • Presents a range of perspectives on the phenomenon of world hunger, synthesising current debates concerning its eradication
  • Explores the ascendence of finance in the global food system, and engages with the broader debate on the financialization of the global economy
  • Provides a detailed analysis of the provisions of US and European regulations relating to commodity derivative markets
  • Accessible for non-specialists in law and economics