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A Comparative Investigation In Measuring Food Access: Food Deserts In Urban Setting

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posted on 23.05.2021, 18:32 by Behjat Amirmohsen
An increasing number of food desert studies over the past two decades have attempted to identify urban areas with inadequate access to nutritious and affordable food with implications for public health social equity and environmental issues. Due to different ways of operationalizing food desert analysis and the multifaceted dimension of the concept, there are inherent ambiguities in the validity and accuracy of food desert results across different studies. This study challenged the conventional measurements of food availability (

History

Language

eng

Degree

Master of Applied Science

Program

Environmental Applied Science and Management

Granting Institution

Ryerson University

LAC Thesis Type

Thesis

Thesis Advisor

Mustafa Koc Shuguang Wang Ronald Pushchak