Professor George Kent

Professor George Kent (Political Science, Hawai'i), is a leading authority on the Human Right to Food, who has consulted to the Right to Food Unit of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.

He lectures "The Human Right to Food" via supported distance learning in partnership with the TRANSCEND Peace University (TPU).

Selected publications

Professor Kent has a long and distinguished publishing record in this subject:

The Political Economy of Hunger: the Silent Holocaust (New York: Praeger, 1984)

Fish, Food, and Hunger: the Potential of Fisheries for Alleviating Malnutrition (Boulder, Colorado: Westview, 1987)

The Politics of Children's Survival (New York: Macmillan/St Martin's, 1995)

Freedom from Want: the Human Right to Adequate Food (Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2005).