4 Syllabi from food related courses offered on campus


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Policy Summary

Syllabi from four food related sociology courses at UC Berkeley are provided. The four courses are: 1) Cultural Perspectives of Food (fall 2014), 2) Cultural Perspectives of Food (spring 2014), 3) Social Perspectives of the Food Industry (fall 2013), and 4) Social Problems of the Food Industry (spring 2016). Course content covers topics on: the industrialization of food, agricultural workers, the social construction of social problems, restaurant workers, coporate influence, food safety, obesity, the seafood industry, food and identity, the role of cooking within cultures, globalization, capitalism, and other topics.