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Sociology of Food (SOCG211)

Course description

Eating is the most ordinary and basic of human activities, yet it reflects deeper cultural arrangements, social relationships and economic structures. This course explores a wide range of social issues through the lens of food. It has four main themes: co-evolution of food and human history, food in the cultural system, food and social differentiation, and political economy of the industrial food system. The class will investigate questions such as why people eat different foods and prepare f...


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Graded, 1.0 Credit Units

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