Reflectoin Writing Essay

3178 Words Aug 12th, 2014 13 Pages
JASMINE STIEKEMA.

S00169720.

0431681838.

HLSC 120: SOCIETY, CULTURE AND HEALTH.

REFLECTIVE WRITING ESSAY.

2751, WORDS.

Step 1: Carefully choose one question from the Reflective Learning and Writing section of eModule 1 or 2 to guide your reflection:
1.2 Reflect on and discuss some of the underlying causes of world hunger? * Historical Factors * Cultural Factors * Structural Factors * Critical Factors
(Germov, 2014, p. 7, 8).
During this assessment I am going to be using the factors from Germovs Sociological Imagination template.
Step 2: Reflect upon and analyse your experiences in relation to the topic of the question from step 1, using factors from Willis’ Sociological Imagination Template.
There are many factors that
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Cultural factors: How culture impacts on our lives:
An underlying cause I am going to reflect on is cultural factors which I feel have an influence on world hunger, during my reflections on cultural factors I used Germovs Sociological Imagination template (Germov, 2014, p. 7,8) to assist me while expanding on my thoughts and experiences. Cultural factors involve; race, religion, rights, occupation and geographic location. The food crisis is affecting over three billion people which is almost half of the world’s population (Holland, 2013). I am also aware that Muslim men in their family, traditionally eat first and enjoying the largest portions while leaving their wife’s and children to survive on only the left overs (Shah, 2010) this alone would increase the issue of hunger, it is vital that young children receive adequate nutrition for growth development. I feel that most developing countries would not safe for the individuals who are suffering from extreme hunger and inadequate health and possibly a greater risk of cruelty towards those who are weaker, particularly the elderly, orphans and vulnerable children who are less fortunate to having access to nutritional foods (Shah, 2010). The majority of hungry people live in rural areas, mainly in the villages of Africa and parts of Asia, overwhelmingly depend on agriculture for their food supply. These

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