Surviving a Broken System : A qualitative study of African American women coping with food insecurity in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

dc.contributor.advisorGeist, Alison, 1953-
dc.contributor.authorWoodford, Dayon
dc.date.accessioned2024-02-11T20:57:12Z
dc.date.available2024-02-11T20:57:12Z
dc.date.issued2014-01-01
dc.descriptioniii, 56p.
dc.description.abstractGiven the importance of food in the livelihood of mankind, it is imperative to understand that not all people have the same availability and access to the food that is necessary to their survival. This study using qualitative research methods resulted in various themes including a . broken food system, strategies for survival and the community that develops as a result in the lives of the African American women that participated in the study. Each of the themes revealed in this study aid in understanding what some individuals who are experiencing food insecurity endure and provide some suggestions for improvement that need to take place.
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dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10920/44819
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.relation.ispartofKalamazoo College Health Sciences Senior Individualized Projects Collection
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSenior Individualized Projects. Health Sciences;
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dc.titleSurviving a Broken System : A qualitative study of African American women coping with food insecurity in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
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