The Political Economy of Arab Food Sovereignty

Authors: Harrigan, J.

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A political economy analysis of the history of food security in the Arab world, including the role played by the global food price crisis in the Arab Spring and the Arab response aiming at greater food sovereignty via domestic food production and land acquisition overseas – the so-called land grab.

About the authors

Jane Harrigan is Professor of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK. She has previously held positions at the University of Manchester, UK, and has worked as an Economist for the Ministry of Agriculture in Malawi. She is the author, co-author, or editor of eight books and numerous journal papers and also works as a consultant to international organisations such as the Food and Agriculture Organization and African Development Bank.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Harrigan, Jane

    Pages 1-18

  • The Food Security Status of Arab Countries

    Harrigan, Jane

    Pages 19-38

  • The Evolution of Food Security Strategies in the Arab World

    Harrigan, Jane

    Pages 39-72

  • Causes of the Global Food Crisis and Its Impact on the Arab World

    Harrigan, Jane

    Pages 73-114

  • The Arab Response to the Global Food Crisis

    Harrigan, Jane

    Pages 115-125

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Political Economy of Arab Food Sovereignty
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-33938-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137339386
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-33937-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46443-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 264
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