Sociology of Agriculture and Food (SOC 402.3)

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SOC 402 02 January 2017 Michael Gertler (primary instructor)
SOC 402 02 January 2016 Michael Gertler (primary instructor)


Sociological and related approaches to the study of agrofood systems emphasizing contemporary research on food security and agricultural sustainability, diets and nutrition, agro-industrial restructuring, research networks and the politics of knowledge, globalized commodity chains, land tenure and labour regimes, agricultural development and food aid, farm organizations, food movements, and alternative agrofood networks.


18 credit units SOC including SOC 204.

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