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Assessing the Causes of Food Insecurity among College Students

Abstract BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of what food insecurity among college students. Qualitative research regarding food insecurity on college campuses has been growing as we gain a better understanding of how prevalent this issue is and its broad impact on students. However, to our knowledge there are only a handful of studies that examined the student and university staff experience using mixed methods. Qualitative data is needed to gain a deeper understanding of the student experience. OBJECTIVE: To gain deeper insights about students’ food insecurity experiences from students themselves and the university staff members who work with them. This insight is necessary to shift university’s current policie... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Brown, Erika (Author) / Bruening, Meg (Advisor) / Vega-López, Sonia (Committee member) / Eakin, Hallie (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Nutrition / Food science / Higher education / College Students / Food Access / Food Insecurity / Food Security / Post-secondary
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 98 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Nutrition 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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