U.S. Domestic Food and Nutrition Assistance: Policies and Programs


Carolyn R. Foster (Editor)

Series: Hunger and Poverty: Causes, Impacts and Eradication

Over the years, Congress has authorized and the federal government has administered programs to provide food to the hungry and to other vulnerable populations in this country. This book offers an overview of hunger and food insecurity along with the related network of programs. This book provides a bird’s-eye view of domestic food assistance and can be used both to learn about the details of individual programs as well as compare and contrast features across programs.
(Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

pp. vii

Chapter 1
Domestic Food Assistance: Summary of Programs
(Randy Alison Aussenberg, Kirsten J. Colello)
pp. 1-18

Chapter 2
School Meals Programs and Other USDA Child Nutrition Programs: A Primer
(Randy Alison Aussenberg)
pp. 19-52

Chapter 3
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): A Primer on Eligibility and Benefits
(Randy Alison Aussenberg)
pp. 53-74

Chapter 4
SNAP and Related Nutrition Provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill (P.L. 113-79)
(Randy Alison Aussenberg)
pp. 75-130

pp. 131-136

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