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The Sociology of Food and Nutrition
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Barham, Elizabeth. 2010. “The Sociology of Food and Nutrition”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This class explores individual food choices and larger social forces. Topics include: world hunger, food and the environment; food choices and culture, class and personal identity; the effects of social stigmas, advertising trends, and government regulation on body image; new social movements for sustainable food systems.

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Cultural Sociology
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College 200

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