HEST-401 The Ecology of Global Hunger
Spring for 2010-2011
This is an interdisciplinary course requiring learning facilitators with expertise in global economics, demography, sociology, food technology, agriculture, emergency food delivery systems, urbanization, natural and man-made disaster relief, anthropology, global infant and maternal health status, epidemiology, and environmental sciences. The course is designed to explore the various factors that contribute to global hunger and food insecurity. Cultural, racial, gender, religious and age differences are examined as they pertain to the existence of poverty, hunger and food insecurity. Students will be encouraged to examine their own reactions to these factors as they relate to marginalized groups, through readings and community projects.
Prerequisites: NHS Students must have taken HEST-112
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