IDSC14H3 The Political Economy of Food

Examines how institutions and power relations shape the production and distribution of food, particularly in the global South. The course evaluates competing theories of hunger and malnutrition. It also explores the historical evolution of contemporary food provisioning and evaluates the viability and development potential of alternative food practices.

Prerequisite: 
Enrolment Limits: 
35
Breadth Requirements: 
Social & Behavioural Sciences