Food, Hunger, and Culture

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Food, Hunger, and Culture

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Colorado State University

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Explores cultural and social understandings of food cross-culturally, including the symbolic meanings that people attribute to food and its consumption. Critically investigates the intersecting political, economic, social, and cultural influences on hunger, malnutrition, and other health concerns associated with food and nutrition globally. Assesses applied anthropological approaches to reducing hunger and other nutrition related health problems.

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Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Credit not allowed for both ANTH 538 or ANTH 581A2.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.


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