Blog 08, Evolution of Food Distribution System

  Describe the principal forces that have shaped the evolution of the US food distribution system in the past one hundred years (McLaughlin & Gomez, 2015).   The food system is constantly evolving. Food distribution includes all the processes between a production and consumption of food. For example, agricultural production, processing and manufacturing, food brokers,… Read More Blog 08, Evolution of Food Distribution System

Blog SOCY601- Quantitative Data Analysis

A causal relation between two variables exists if the occurrence of the first variable (Independent variable) causes the other (Dependent variable). The first variable is the cause and the second is the effect. A correlation between two variables does not necessarily indicate causality. In causality, one variable is partly responsible for causing another variable. On… Read More Blog SOCY601- Quantitative Data Analysis

Blog 06, Media Portrayal of Food and Body Image

Consider movies, TV shows, or advertisements that you have recently seen. How is the act of eating depicted, particularly among ethnic, regional, or socioeconomic groups? Similarly, how is being thin depicted? How is being overweight depicted? How could these depictions influence young persons’ views of food? (Chard & Roth, 2015) Broadcast media and digital media… Read More Blog 06, Media Portrayal of Food and Body Image