The Resource Hidden hunger : gender and the politics of smarter foods, Aya Hirata Kimura

Hidden hunger : gender and the politics of smarter foods, Aya Hirata Kimura

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Hidden hunger : gender and the politics of smarter foods
Title
Hidden hunger
Title remainder
gender and the politics of smarter foods
Statement of responsibility
Aya Hirata Kimura
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
For decades, NGOs targeting world hunger focused on ensuring that adequate quantities of food were being sent to those in need. In the 1990s, the international food policy community turned its focus to the “hidden hunger” of micronutrient deficiencies, a problem that resulted in two scientific solutions: fortification, the addition of nutrients to processed foods, and biofortification, the modification of crops to produce more nutritious yields. This hidden hunger was presented as a scientific problem to be solved by “experts” and scientifically engineered smart foods rather than through local knowledge, which was deemed unscientific and, hence, irrelevant. In Hidden Hunger, Aya Hirata Kimura explores this recent emphasis on micronutrients and smart foods within the international development community and, in particular, how the voices of women were silenced despite their expertise in food purchasing and preparation
Cataloging source
OCoLC-P
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1974-
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Kimura, Aya Hirata
Index
index present
LC call number
TX360.I5
LC item number
K56 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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OAPEN Library
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  • Nutrition policy
  • Women
  • Malnutrition
  • Enriched foods
  • Trace elements in nutrition
  • Food habits
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Cultural studies
  • Food and society
  • Society and culture : general
  • Society and social sciences Society and social sciences
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
Label
Hidden hunger : gender and the politics of smarter foods, Aya Hirata Kimura
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Uncovering hidden hunger -- Charismatic nutrients -- Solving hidden hunger with fortified food -- Bound by the global and national : Indonesia's changing food policies -- Building a healthy Indonesia with flour, MSG, and instant noodles -- Smart baby food : participating in the market from the cradle -- Creating needs for golden rice
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780801467691
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.7591/9780801467691
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
101531
System control number
  • (KUselect2017)642709
  • (OCoLC)829387586
  • (OCoLC-P)829387586
  • (KnowledgeUnlatched)(KUselect2017)642709
Label
Hidden hunger : gender and the politics of smarter foods, Aya Hirata Kimura
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Uncovering hidden hunger -- Charismatic nutrients -- Solving hidden hunger with fortified food -- Bound by the global and national : Indonesia's changing food policies -- Building a healthy Indonesia with flour, MSG, and instant noodles -- Smart baby food : participating in the market from the cradle -- Creating needs for golden rice
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780801467691
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.7591/9780801467691
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
101531
System control number
  • (KUselect2017)642709
  • (OCoLC)829387586
  • (OCoLC-P)829387586
  • (KnowledgeUnlatched)(KUselect2017)642709

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