How does Mills (and others) consider food a resource, and therefore the same as any other resource?
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Directions: Please answer these questions as completely as possible based on the reading of Chapter 2.
- Meat packing houses exemplify many of the low wage working conditions in the food and agriculture sector. Explain what these conditions are, and why have meat packing conditions become worse over the last few years.
- How does Mills (and others) consider food a resource, and therefore the same as any other resource?
- Explain the unique traits of race, gender, and other marginalized groups that make food justice different from general issues of social justice.
- Using examples from the video clips provided, or other sources, discuss one of the following: distributive environmental justice, participatory environmental justice, justice in recognition, participatory environmental justice. Please indicate which video or article you are discussing in your response.
- Explain the concept of why food is not just a biological necessity, and achieving food justice goes beyond just providing food to people.
- What additional question do you have after reading this material? (none is not acceptable)