2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

SOCI 30653 Sociology of Food

Prerequisites: SOCI 20213. This course deals with the social context in which individuals experience food, with particular emphasis on how food influences, and is influenced by society. From the rituals of dinner and Americans' obsession with diet food, to global food production regimes, the role of food in patterns of social life, social institutions, social inequality and social change will be explored.