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The Sociology of Food and Eating - SOCI707

In this course students will explore cutting edge literature and the latest empirical research on the social, political and cultural dimensions of food and eating from both the production and consumption perspective. The course will be organised around seminars on particular topics that may vary depending on student's research interests and projects but may include the following: understanding the modern food system; food security and food colonisation; food scarcity , inequality and hunger; food in moral economies; ethical eating practices and debates; food and cultural heritage; and food and migration.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

2019 - Next offered in 2019

Staff Contact(s): Dr Alison Leitch

Admission to MRes  Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Sociology

Faculty of Arts

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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