May 29, 2023
SOC 322 - Sociology of Food
Sociological study of food, including contemporary, historical, and cross-cultural explorations. Draws on sociological theory and research to understand the significance of food for human societies. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.
Prerequisite: SOC 107.
General Education Category: K6 - Individual & Society
General Education Pathways: P5 Sustainability
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Discuss social-structural influences on food production, distribution, consumption, and social norms.
- Discuss the social significance of foods and the impact of their production, distribution, and consumption for social life.
- Interpret social-structural influences on one’s own perspectives about food and relationship to food.
- Examine social norms and behaviors surrounding food.
- Examine social inequalities (related to race, gender, social class, etc.) evidenced in sociological research on food.
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