SOC 808 Food and Foodways

This course reviews complex cultural, economic, and political arrangements in the production, distribution, and consumption of food. Examining the diversity in historical and cultural arrangements in “foodways” the course offers insights into broader social and economic structures, class and gender relations, politics and ideologies of access to food and images and discourses of food. Table manners, food taboos, diets, food crazes and fast food are some of the topics to be studied. UL Lect: 3 hrs. R: FN001 Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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