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Food and the Body Politic
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Markowitz, Lisa. 2010. “Food and the Body Politic”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course takes a holistic anthropological approach to the study of food. We will explore food and food-ways as products of soil, culture, and politics. The study of food offers a window into micro-level social relations- family life, gender roles, and workplaces -as wel1 as into national and global political-economics and environmental policies. The...

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Cultural Sociology
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College 200

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