Preiser-Kapeller, J.: Die erste Ernte und der große Hunger - Klima, Pandemien und der Wandel der Alten Welt bis 500 n. Chr. - Mandelbaum-Verlag Wien 2021

Roberton, T. et al: Early estimates of the indirect effectsof the COVID-19 pandemic on maternal and child mortality in low-income and middle-income countries: a modelling study. Lancet Global Health 8: e901–08  (12.05.2020) + Heady, D. et al.: Impacts of COVID-19 on childhood malnutrition and nutrition-related mortality (Editorial) Lancet S0140-6736(20)31647-0 (27.07.2020) (ref.Wegen Coronakrise Wissenschaftler rechnen mit bis zu 178.510 verhungerten Kindern zusätzlich. Spiegel 28.07.2020)
Headey D, Ruel M. The impact of economic recessions on child acute malnutrition: implications for the COVID-19 crisis. IFPRI discussion paper 01941, June, 2020. Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research, 2020. - Swinnen, Johan, ed.; and McDermott, John, ed. 2020. COVID-19 and global food security. Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
UNICEF, WHO, World Bank Group. Joint malnutrition estimates.  (31.03.2020) (download)
Laborde D, Martin W, Vos R. Poverty and food insecurity could grow dramatically as COVID-19 spreads. IFPRI Blog. Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute, 2020.
UNICEF. Situation tracking for COVID-19 socio-economic impacts. link Juni 2020

World Food Habits Library  - (by Dirks. Robert   Prof. emer.(Anthropologists) Illinois State University )

Famine, Hunger, Starvation 

Bearak B. 2003. Why People Still Starve. New York Times Magazine:32-52. [famine; seasonal hunger; economic causes; Africa; Malawi] 
Becker J. 1999. Hungry Ghosts: Mao's Secret Famine. Henry Holt. [disaster; East Asia; China] 
Berry L, Downing TE. 1994. Drought and Famine in Africa. In The Challenge of Famine: Recent Experience, Lessons Learned. J Field, ed. pp. 35-58. Kumarian Press. [disaster; Africa] 
Binyan L. 1993. An Unnatural Disaster. New York Review of Books XI(7):3-6. [cannibalism; famine; East Asia; China; cultural revolution] 
Brown EP. 1991. Sex and Starvation: Famine and Three Chadian Societies. In The Political Economy of African Famine. R Downs, D Kerner, S Reyna, eds. pp. 293-321. [disaster; social class; gender; Africa; Chad] 
Campbell D. 1999. Response to Drought among Farmers and Herders in Southern Kajiado District, Kenya: A Comparison of 1972-1976 and 1994-1995. Human Ecology 27(3):377-475. [food shortage;insecurity) 
Caplan P. 1992. Feasts, Fasts, Famine: Food for Thought. Berg Occasional Papers in Anthropology (inaugural lecture, Goldsmith's College, 1992). [feasting; fasting; mass starvation] 
Carlin M, Rosenthal JT. 1998. Food and Eating in Medieval Europe. Hambleton Press. [collected essays; history; feasts; famine; food habits) 
Chatwin ME. 1997. Socio-Cultural Transformation and Foodways in the Republic of Georgia. Nova Science. [famine; history; barter; Europe]
Currey, Bruce: The Famine Syndrome: Its Definition for relief and rehabilitation in Bangladesh. Ecol Food Nutr. 7(2) 87-98 (1978) (Scan im Archibv) - Model

Dando, W.A.: The geography of Famine. Winston&Sons, Arnold, London, 1980 (link)
Dando, W.A.: Biblical famines, 1850 B.C.–A.D. 46: Insights for modern mankind. Ecol Food Nutr. 13(4) 231-249 (1983)

Dasgupta P. 1993. An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution. Oxford: Clarendon Press. [hunger; famine; economy; physiology of starvation] 
Davis M. 2001. Late Victorian Holocausts: El Nino Famines and the Making of the Third World. Verso. [history; famine] 
de Garine I. 1991. Seasonal Food Shortage, Famine and Socio-Economic Change among the Massa and Mussey of Northern Cameroon. In Famine and Food Security in Africa and Asia: Indigenous Responses and External Intervention to Avoid Hunger. HG Bohle, T Canon, G Hugo, et al, eds. pp. 83-99. [starvation; hunger; development; Africa; Cameroon] 
Devereux S. 1993. Theories of Famine: From Malthus to Sen. Harvester Wheatsheaf. [mass starvation] 
Dikotter F. 2010. Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophy, 1958-1962. Walker. [Food shortage; disaster;]
Dirks R. 1993. Starvation and Famine among Societies in the Standard Cross-Cultural Sample. Cross-cultural Research 27(1-2):28-69. [starvation; cross-cultural patterns] 
Dirks R. 1994. Hunger and Famine. In Research Frontiers in Anthropology. C Ember, M Ember, eds. Prentice Hall. [undernutrition; mass starvation; cross-cultural patterns] 
Dirks R. 1994. Starvation and Famine among Sccs Societies. World Cultures Vol 8(1):35-45. [starvation; cross-cultural patterns] 
Downs RE, Kerner D, Reyna S. 1991. The Political Economy of African Famine. Gordon and Breach. [history; mass starvation; political economy; international relations; development; Africa] 
Dreze J, Sen A, eds. 1991. The Political Economy of Hunger, Vol.1, 2,3 Famine Prevention. Oxford University Press. [collected essays; famine] (ed- 1995)

Ember CR, Ember M. 1992. Resource Unpredictability, Mistrust, and War: A Cross-Cultural Study. Journal of Conflict Resolution 36:246-262. [effects of famine; food insecurity; mistrust; war]


Fagan B. 1998. Floods, Famines, and Emporers: El Nino and the Fate of Civilizations. Basic Books. [nutritional disasters; prehistory and history of civilization]


Favaro A, Rodella FC, Santonastasco P. 2000. Binge Eating and Eating Attitudes among Nazi Concentration Camp Survivors. Psychological Medicine 30(2):463-. [starvation; appetite expression]
Hay, RW: The Concept of Food Supply Systems with special reference to the management of famine. (Famine Symposium Report) Ecol Food Nutr. 7 (2)  : 65-72 (1978) (scan im Archiv) 

Huss-Ashmore R, Johnston SL. 1997. Wild Plants as Famine Foods: Food Choice under Conditions of Scarcity. In Food Preferences and Taste. H Macbeth, ed. pp. 83-100. Berghahn. [food shortage; choice]


Huss-Ashmore R, Katz S. 1991. African Food Systems in Crisis, Part Two: Contending with Change. Gordon and Breach. [famine; disaster; seasonal hunger; ecology; social relations; Africa]


Jordan WC. 1996. The Great Famine: Norther Europe in the Early Fourteenth Century. [history; food shortage; Europe]


Kelleher M. 1997. The Feminization of Famine: Representations of Women in Famine Naratives. Duke University Press. [images and symbols; famine; gender; history; Europe; South Asia; Ireland; India; Bengal]


Kinealy C. 1995. This Great Calamity: The Irish Famine, 1845-52. Gill and Macmillan. [history; famine; Europe; Ireland]


Kulkarni SN. 1990. Famines, Droughts, and Scarcities in India. South Asia Books. [famine; South Asia]


Lockett C, Calvert C, Grivetti L. 2000. Energy and Micronutrient Composition of Dietary and Medicinal Wild Plants Consumed During Drought: Study of Rural Fulani, Northeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 51:195-208. [famine; foodstuffs; vegetable foraging; social conditions; Africa]


Lockett CT, Grivetti LE. 2000. Food-Related Behaviors During Drought: A Study of Rural Fulani, Northeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 51(2):91-107. [food shortage; Africa; Nigeria; Fulani]


Murton B. 2000. Famine. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 2, pp. 1411-1427. Cambridge University Press. [famine; history; causes; responses; prevention; relief]


Newman L, Crossgrove W, Kates R. 1990. Hunger in History: Food Shortage, Poverty, and Deprivation. Blackwell. [collected papers; prehistory; origins of agriculture; change; malnutrition; famine]


Patnaik U. 1991. Food Availability and Famine: A Longer View. Journal of Peasant Studies 19(1). [famine; South Asia; India; Bengal]


Peerson MS, Love J, Achterberg C, et al. 2001. Food Insecurity Is Positively Related to Overweight in Women. Journal of Nutrition 131(6):1738-1745. [overweight; hunger; food shortage]


Poirteir C. 1995. The Great Irish Famine. Mercier. [history; famine; Europe; Ireland]


Rau B. 1990. From Feast to Famine: Official Cures and Grassroots Remedies to Africa Food Crisis. [famine; hunger; Africa]


Redzic S. 2010. Use of Wild and Semi-Wild Edible Plants in Nutrition and Survival of People in 1430 Days of Siege of Sarajevo During the War in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992-1995). Collegium Antropologicum 34(2):551-570. [malnutrition; food shortage; emergency foods; food plants; war; Europe]


Rodrigues I. 2008. From Silence to Silence: The Hidden Story of a Beef Stew in Cape Verde. Anthropological Quarterly 81(2):343-376. [food security; famine; Africa; Cape Verde]


Scally RJ. 1995. The End of Hidden Ireland: Rebellion, Famine and Emigration. Oxford University Press. [history; disaster; Europe]


Sen A. 1993. The Economics of Life and Death. Scientific American 268(5):40-47. [famine; economy; mortality data; health]


Sheehan E. 1993. In the Heart of Somalia. The New York Review of Books XL(1-2):38-53. [famine; Africa; Somalia, 1992-93]


Shipton P. 1990. African Famines and Food Security: Anthropological Perspectives. Annual Review of Anthropology 19:353-394. [famine; Africa]


Stansbury JP, Barrios RE, Rojas C, et al. 2000. After the Hurricane: Child Nutrition in Honduran Reconstruction. Nutritional Anthropology 24(1):3-7. [child nutrition, malnutrition; disaster; Central America; Honduras]


Webb P, Habtu Y. 1994. Famine in Africa. National Geographic Research and Exploration 10:158-171. [famine; Africa]


Webb P, von Braun J. 1994. Famine and Food Security in Ethiopia: Lessons for Africa. John Wiley. [famine; Africa; Ethiopia]


Webb P, von Braun J, Yohannes Y. 1992. Famine in Ethiopia: Policy Implications of Coping Failure at National and Household Levels. International Food Policy Research Institute. [famine; political policy; Africa; Ethiopia]


Young H, Jaspars S. 1995. Nutrition Matters: People, Food, and Famine. Intermediate Technology Publications. [famine; nutritional stress; Africa; Sudan; Darfur]


Updated 11/2011