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Hunger and Shame : Child Malnutrition and Poverty on Mt. Kilimanjaro - 97 edition

Hunger and Shame : Child Malnutrition and Poverty on Mt. Kilimanjaro (ISBN10: 0415916143; ISBN13: 9780415916141)
ISBN13: 978-0415916141
ISBN10: 0415916143

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0415916134
ISBN10: 0415916135

Summary: Hunger and Shame is a passionate account of child malnutrition in a relatively wealthy populace, the Chagga in Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Views of family members, health workers and government officials provide insights into the complex of ideas, institutions and human fallibility that sustain the shame of malnutrition in the mountains. Discussing the moral and practical dilemmas posed by the presence of malnourished children in the community, the authors explore t
he shame associated with child hunger in relation to social organization, colonial history and the global economy. Their discussions challenge the reader to ask fundamental questions concerning ethics, the politics of poverty and shame and social relations.
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Summary: Hunger and Shame is a passionate account of child malnutrition in a relatively wealthy populace, the Chagga in Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Views of family members, health workers and government officials provide insights into the complex of ideas, institutions and human fallibility that sustain the shame of malnutrition in the mountains. Discussing the moral and practical dilemmas posed by the presence of malnourished children in the community, the authors explore the shame associated with child hunger in relation to social organization, colonial history and the global economy. Their discussions challenge the reader to ask fundamental questions concerning ethics, the politics of poverty and shame and social relations. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 97
Cover: Print On Demand
Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
Year Published: 1997
International: No

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