Publication details for Mr Brian SnowdonSnowdon, B. (1985). The Political Economy of the Ethiopian Famine. National Westminster Bank Quarterly Review 41-55.
Author(s) from Durham
The theme is that the major determinants of famine in Africa are best understood by considering the wider economic and political processes which have been at work both at the national and international levels. Although the discussion concentrates on Ethiopia some broader issues concerning famines in general are highlighted.