Geography of Food and Eating

GEOG 271
  • Quarters: Winter
  • General Education Requirements: I&S, DIV

Examines the development of the world food economy, current responses to its instabilities and crises, and issues relating to obesity, hunger, and inequality in relation to food systems. Explores the political, social, and economic dimensions of food and eating in particular spaces, places, environments, contexts, and regions. Uses the theme of food and eating to examine key concepts from human geography and thereby provides an introduction to the discipline through this thematic approach.