PSYC 123 - Lecture 7 - Hunger in the World of Plenty

Lecture 7 - Hunger in the World of Plenty

Overview

Professor Brownell talks about the situation with world hunger and how it is measured. He reviews the world distribution of hunger, from how many people are affected, to the physiological, psychological, and behavioral consequences of starvation. He reviews how geopolitical issues affect the world food systems in different parts of the world, including climate, war, disease, and refugees.

 

Assignment

Faiola, "The New Economics of Hunger."

Lappe, "Hunger Is not a Place."

Sachs, "Act Now, Eat Later." 

Shetty, "Achieving the Goal of Halving Global Hunger by 2015."

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