21A.439[J] Food and Power
Anthropological and historical analysis of food production, processing, and consumption in the US and globally. Emphasizes the social and technical practices of raising crops and livestock; efforts to preserve as well as create new foods; the industrialization and de-industrialization of food; the relation between food supply and safety and the state; the role of ethnicity and gender in consumption patterns; and the historical and cultural act of eating. STS.250 recommended.
This class has no prerequisites.
21A.439[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by H. Paxson.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
You can find more information at the MIT Anthropology: Undergraduate Subjects site.
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