World Hunger Analytical Essay by Master Researcher

World Hunger
A look at how the sociological theories of modernization and dependency can be applied to the problem of world hunger.
# 88625 | 675 words | 2 sources | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Sociology (General) , Political Science (General) , Hot Topics (General)

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In this paper, the sociological theories of modernization and dependency are examined to realize how world hunger can be altered and changed to feed more people. By limiting the ability of powerful, first world nations to restrict profits for third world farmers on the new global market, a wider distribution of food would be seen allocated to a wider variety of countries. Due to the power of first world economies to economically impoverish third world countries, the issue of food distribution is being channeled excessively to the powerful few.

From the Paper:

"This sociological study will analyze how first world countries (United States and Europe) attempt to use modernization and dependency theories to manipulate developing countries in the third world. Through the problem of world hunger, the basis of solving world hunger will be analyzed within this sociological criterion. In essence, the basis for modernization theory will be the solution for raising health and nutritional standards for poor countries to prevent world hunger. The modernization theory holds that a country can learn through modern farming technologies, social programs, and nutritional guidelines how to feed to the most people efficiently. In the case of world hunger, it becomes apparent that this sociological process would be applicable in designing new ways for food distribution and agrarian independence. The process of `modernization' relies on the advanced food growing and distribution techniques, which many larger, more powerful countries..."

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