Birkbeck Explains Brexit: Why are some people stockpiling for Brexit?

Dr Kezia Barker from Birkbeck’s Department of Geography explains how Brexit has exposed our sense of vulnerability on a complex, interdependent, just-in-time food system. She says the response of some people to stockpile food and medicine shows a breakdown in trust that we can expect state response in a time of crisis.

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Dr Barker is the Programme Director for MSc Geography. She currently teaches or contributes to the following modules:

Undergraduate level
• Humans and the Environment
• Methods, Analysis and Techniques
• Managing Environments
Postgraduate level
• Environment and Security

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