Selected Resources on Poverty & Hunger



  • Barrett, C.B. & Maxwell, D.G. (2005). Food Aid after Fifty Years: Recasting Its Role. London: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group.  
  • Beckmann, D. (2010). Exodus from Hunger: We Are Called to Change the Politics of Hunger. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press.
  • Christy, R.D. (2004). Achieving Sustainable Communities in a Global Economy. Tuck Link: World Scientific Publishing Co.
  • Corbett, S. & Fikkert, B. (2009). When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor…and Yourself. Chicago: Moody Publishers.
  • Dean, J., Schaffner, J. & Smith, S. (2005). Attacking Poverty in the Developing World: Christian Practitioners and Academics in Collaboration. Waynesboro: Authentic in partnership with World Vision, Federal Way.
  • Field, T. & Bell, B. (2013). Harvesting Justice: Transforming Food, Land, and Agricultural Systems in the Americas. New Orleans: Other Worlds.
  • Herren, H. (2012). The Great Food Robbery: How Corporations Control Food, Grab Land and Destroy the Climate. Barcelona: Grain.
  • McGovern, G., Dole, B. & Messer, D. (2005). Ending Hunger Now: A Challenge to Persons of Faith. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.
  • Narayan, D. (2000). Voices of the Poor: Can Anyone Hear Us?   New York: Oxford University Press for the World Bank.
  • Sachs, J. (2005). The End of Poverty. UN Millennium Project. (Exclusive Book Excerpt, Time Magazine: March 14, 2005).
  • Thurow, R. & Kilman, S. (2009). ENOUGH: Why the World’s Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty. New York: PublicAffairs (Perseus Books).


  • Bread for the World. Annual Report. Washington, D.C.
  • Overseas Development Institute. (2008). ‘Rising Food Prices: A Global Crisis.’  Briefing Paper, London. (visit:
  • Article: ‘The Silent Tsunami: The Food Crisis and How to Solve It.’  The Economist Magazine, April, 2008.
  • Learner, M. (2008). ‘Responding to the Global Hunger Crisis.’  Background Paper, Bread for the World Institute, Washington, DC.

Organizations and Websites


Compiled by Brittany Libby '14