society discussion 11

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Part 1

  1. “Ending hunger now”Links to an external site. (video, 19 minutes)
  2. “Ending hunger now—What’s missing from Josette Sheeran’s talk?”Links to an external site.

Part 2

  1. “Food loss and food waste”Links to an external site. (video, 3 minutes)

Part 3

  1. “Climate change’s impact on the world’s future food supply”Links to an external site. (video, 45 seconds)
  2. “Climate change forces desperate Guatemalans to migrate”Links to an external site.
  3. “UN report: World hunger again on the rise”Links to an external site. (video, 4:35 minutes)

Part 4

  1. “What does gender inequality have to do with food insecurity?”Links to an external site. (text and video, 2:15 minutes)
  2. “The campaign to end hunger must focus on violence against women”Links to an external site.

Part 5

  1. Income inequality: Hunger down the blockLinks to an external site. (video, 7 minutes)
  2. The new face of hunger: Why are people malnourished in the richest country on earth?Links to an external site. (National Geographic photo essay) 

Part 6 

  1. GPCC, chapter 6, “Hunger, poverty, and economic development
  2. The clean farming revolution



What is the emerging impact of climate change on the world’s food supply?


What is the relationship of gender inequality and violence to food insecurity?


How are climate change and drought forcing many Guatemalans to migrate?


What are causes of food insecurity in the U.S.?


GPCC


What is the most basic cause of world hunger today? What is the most common form of hunger? What is the relationship of hunger to overpopulation?


What was the Green Revolution? What have been its lasting problems. By contrast, what is the “clean farming revolution”?


What are the economics and politics of hunger? Specifically, what does it mean that “people command food through entitlements” and what are the causes of failures of entitlement?


What is the anatomy of famine? Specifically, what does it mean that “even historically, famines resulted from entitlement failures rather than insufficient food”? 


Use the example of Malawi to address that question.

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