PSYC 123 - Lecture 8 - Nutrition Transition and Global Food Issues

Lecture 8 - Nutrition Transition and Global Food Issues

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

Brownell, Food Fight, Ch. 3 (pp. 53-65)

Brownell, "The Battle of the Bulge."

Popkin, "Global Nutrition Dynamics."

Raschke, "Colonization, the New World Order..."

Yach, "Epidemiologic and Economic Consequences..."

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