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Senior Research Associate Professor Raj Patel

Prof Raj Patel is British born American academic, journalist and award-winnign writer. He is best known for his 2008 book Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System. He is a Research Professor Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin. He is currently a visiting scholar in the Center for African Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, a Fellow at Food First, also known as the Institute of Food and Development Policy, and a Research Associate at the School of Development Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. He is the author of The Value of Nothing: How to Reclaim Market Society and Redefine Democracy (2010) and Stuffed and Starved: Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World Food System (2007). He has contributed to a range of academic journals - Journal of Peasant Studies, Develpment, Journal of Asian and African Studies and Radical Philosophy to name a few.

Prof Patel is Senior Research Associate at the Unit for the Humanities at the university currently known as Rhodes University (UHURU), South Africa.

For more information on Prof Patel, see http://rajpatel.org/

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