GDEV 7500

GDEV 7500

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

This seminar is concerned with agri-food systems and their socio-ecological relations. There is increased attention and public discourse on agriculture and food systems, and its increasingly evident health and ecological implications. This seminar works with social science analytical approaches and contemporary issues and processes concerning food, ecology and agrarian change from development studies, sociology, geography, anthropology and related disciplines. The goal of the seminar is to develop analytical perspectives on the relationships embedded in food and agrarian systems and their political, social and ecological implications, and to explore various alternatives to the dominant mode of agriculture and agrarian relations.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate students.

Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

  • Explain key social science concepts and theories related to food and agrarian systems.
  • Analyze food and agrarian systems using a range of theoretical perspectives, including political ecology, critical development studies, critical agrarian studies, agroecology and feminist theories.
  • Articulate key issues in debates in food, agriculture and agrarian studies and provide their own well-reasoned evaluations of these topics using theoretical perspectives and empirical evidence from the social and natural sciences.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19200 GDEV 7500   LEC 001

    • T Warren Hall 137
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Bezner Kerr, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person