Chapter 9 (Page 136-148)
In this chapter, we have argued that healthy eating discourses play a major role in shaping how
Canadians engage with food and eating and that the ways people think, talk, and act in relation to
healthy eating are entwin
Why I Love Biryani
November 9th 2016
SOC 808 Sociology of Food
What is food? Food is more than a source of energy and nutrients essential for human
health, food includes all substances ingested by a biological organism and assimilated by the
Food, Culture & Society
An International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research
ISSN: 1552-8014 (Print) 1751-7443 (Online) Journal homepage: http:/www.tandfonline.com/loi/rffc20
I Don't Want to be Sexist But
Deborah McPhail, Brenda Beagan & Gwen E. Chapman
The Cash account is primarily used for Transaction Entries
Transaction Entries involve:
o Prepaid/Deferred Expenses
o Unearned Revenue
o Accrued Revenue
o Accrued Expenses
o Cash transactions occur first for the first two and happens after for the last t
I think this is an issue that stems from the traditional notion that men should work while women do
WEEK 1 FOOD STUDIES
Substances ingested to sustain humans (provide energy + maintain life)
Eating reflects the complexity of wide cultural arrangement (family gathering)
Fundamental, fun, frightening, and far-reaching intimate exchange be
March 26th, 2017
The Mythos of Patriarchy in the X-Men: Apocalypse
The producers and screenwriters of X-men films disseminated a traditional patriarchal
role in which women are dominated by men. Males ar
February 6, 2017
The Hunted (2017) Television Critique
CBSs reality TV show, Hunted (2017), features 18 contestants-participants who have
agreed to give up their freedom to become fugitives for 28 days. Within t
Why is food so expensive?
When did food prices rise?
2007-2008 = crisis
All cereal prices increased simultaneously
Rice, wheat, corn, soy
Prices fell sharply after 2008 and climbed again and hit a new peak in
Prices are no
What is all this fuss about labelling?
Organic: food produced without any human-made fertilizers,
pesticides or preservatives. GMOs are also not allowed.
Organic standards are based on seven general principles:
1. Protect the envi
Does trade impact what you eat for breakfast?
Only 10% of global trade if food and agricultural products.
Only 25% of world food production is traded on international markets.
So why do we care?
3 eras of trade
1. Modern colonialism (1600s
What will happen in the future?
Thursday, April 20, 2017
80 multiple choice
Discussion questions as a guide
(+) and (-)
Week 2 The Food System
The current issue and full text archive of this journal is available at
Food banks, welfare, and food
insecurity in Canada
Valerie Tarasuk, Naomi Dachner and Rachel Loopstra
Sociology of Food and Eating
is my name
A little bit about me
Why I love food, rural and agricultural issues
My teaching style
I am not an expert
My goals for this
Develop a strong foundation
an interest in global f
What is the world food system?
1. 15,000 5,000 BC
2. Since WWII
Homoerectus began to move from their African home about 1.5
million years ago
Gathering and hunting
No surplus -> domestication of animals and plant
How much food do you waste?
Food waste / food losses: decrease in edible food mass throughout the
different segments of the food supply chains production, postharvest
handling, agro-processing, distribution and consumption (FAO).
What do you think about food banks?
Due: Week 5 (Friday, February 17, 2017 at 11:59 pm)
6-8 pages double spaced
Submit vie D2L no dead tree copies
Structure of the paper
Are supermarkets to blame?
Supermarket Tour Reflection Video
30% of your mark
Due Week 7 (Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11:59pm)
No classes week 7
1. Read the Supermarket Tour
2. Choose a chapter to explore in more detail
3. Go to the supermarket
(decolonizing) Indigenous Food Systems
Readings: Chapter 14 Martin and Amos, 2017
Enumerate the particular challenges, including
colonialism, facing Canadian Aboriginal peoples
when it comes to diet and health
Identify the impact(s)
Rooftop farm: conversion and design
Programming and engagement
Principles of ecological garden
Media recognition and Torontos green roof industry
2011 | Project History
Ryes HomeGrown, 2011
Gender and the Culture of Beauty
Masculine or Feminine
- Gender is socially constructed to the extent that what it means to be a man (masculine) or a
woman (feminine) is taught to us through representation of gender roles
- Popular culture acts a
The Canadian farm crisis
Historical changes in agricultural systems
Positive and negative consequences of global industrial agriculture
By the end of this module, you should be able to:
List some reasons why Canadia
Gender refers to a social distinction based on culturally conceived and learned ideas
about what constitutes appropriate appearance and behaviour for males and females
Gender is a social construction with important consequences in everyday
Roots of tradition?
the traditions that we associate with the way we grow, process, distribute, prepare and eat
our food were in large measure constructed by the larger social and economic processes such as
colonialism, development, and globalization (F