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Sociology of Food & Nutrition
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(Stephen, Denise. 2010. “Sociology of Food &Amp; Nutrition”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


While eating is a biological requirement, the biological need to eat is organized by wider cultural and social values. This course explores those wider values and the meanings of food from a sociological perspective. In particular, we examine the social relations surrounding the production, distribution, preparation, and consumption of food. We...

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Cultural Sociology
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College 200

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