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Lec34+Food+Systems+or+Justice - Food Justice: History and...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 8/2/11 Food Justice: History and Current Realities ASSERTION: FOOD JUSTICE ISSUES REFLECT IDEAS ABOUT THE POOR AND THEIR ROLE IN GLOBAL MARKETS
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8/2/11 What is not causing justice issues Scarcity of food and/or inadequate production of food is not an issue. We waste 20-30 percent (minimum) of what we produce and all the inputs that go into that The better focus of attention is food prices, access to food, and entitlements
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8/2/11 Malthus v Sen An Essay on the Principle of Pouulation , (1798-1826)—hunger is caused by scarcity; population growth gets checked by famine and disease; that is good because the catastrophes that awaited rapidly growing populations as imposed by God to teach virtuous behavior. Poverty and Famines (1980): scarcity
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8/2/11 Illustrative Examples Irish Potato Famine Raj Period Famines in India
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8/2/11 WORLD FOOD PRICES: 1990-2011
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8/2/11 From 19th C Ireland to 21st C Oakland Scientific agriculture:
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2011 for the course PSYCH 201 taught by Professor Vig during the Spring '09 term at American Academy of Art.

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Lec34+Food+Systems+or+Justice - Food Justice: History and...

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