Food Security (2018) 10:763–765 https://doi.org/10.1007/s12571-018-0798-z BOOK REVIEW Naomi Hossain and Patta Scott-Villiers (eds): Food riots, food rights and the politics of provision Routledge, Earthscan, Abingdon, 2017, xv + 198 pp, ISBN 978-1-138-04016-8 (hbk), ISBN 978-1-315-17524-9 (ebk) Norman Clark Received: 20 February 2018 /Accepted: 16 April 2018 /Published online: 24 May 2018 # Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature and International Society for Plant Pathology 2018 This collection of papers is about food poverty and food riots in be hollowing out economic conditions for large sections of developing countries. Issues of international inequality (social, populations in both developing and industrialised countries. economic and political) are now back on the agenda with a Varoufakis (2016) and Stiglitz (2016) are just two of a number vengeance. The traditional (or Washington consensus) view of modern commentators who show increased levels of in- was one that emphasised the primary function of inequality as equality in Europe and North America co-existing with lower a necessary means of ensuring long term economic growth both than possible levels of economic production and joblessness nationally and across countries. It was a counterweight to the among youth. In a sense the moderating lessons of Keynes in earlier
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