Unformatted text preview: How is this food distributed within the U.S. and what makes people want to consume it (health, advertising, etc.? This is called analyzing a “food chain.” Link this to discussions of political economy, means of production, ownership of production, media, etc. Consider issues of fair trade, mass production, exploitation, preservation/preparation vs. freshness, methods of transportation, distinction/status, etc. ). Make reference to ideas discussed in the readings and class (and cite these references). The following readings are good models for this paper (among others): Bestor, “How Sushi Went Global”; Michael Pollan, “Corn”; and Kaplan, “Fiji Water in Fiji and New York.” Read them before you write your paper....
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2009 for the course BIO G 1101 taught by Professor Gilbert during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.
- Fall '07