Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Sociology of Food and Nutrition

Sociology 4551 Sociology of Food and Nutrition
A examination of the relationships between individual bodies and the social body to food, health and nutrition through critical sociology of health and dietetics perspectives. We will examine socio-historical accounts of public health nutrition and health promotion, environmental nutrition and nutritionism in relation to socio-cultural constructions of risk, bodies, and dietary policies and practices.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Limited to 3rd year students and above. Recommended that students take Sociology 2110 prior to this course.
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences