Professor of Political Science, University of Hawaii
Professor Kent is co-convener of the Commission on International Human Rights of the International Peace Research Association, and he has worked as a consultant with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the United Nations Children's Fund, and several civil society organizations. He is part of the Working Group on Nutrition, Ethics, and Human Rights of the United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition.
His most recent book is Global Obligations for the Right to Food (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008).
- Global Strategies for Child Nutrition (Commentary)
Selected Publications: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: Praeger, 1991)
Children in the International Political Economy (New York: Macmillan/St. Martin's, 1995)
Freedom from Want: The Human Right to Adequate Food (Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2005)
Global Obligations for the Right to Food (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008)
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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2008