Food and Poverty in America

GEOG-G352 — Spring 2019

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Course Description

This course examines the experience of food insecurity in the U.S., the role of poverty in food production and consumption, and the current mitigation strategies and social movements challenging the global food regime. You will learn the differences and connections between concepts of food security, food justice, and food sovereignty. Relationships between food and gender, race, and ethnicity will be explored, along with the geographical and social concepts of food deserts and food choice.