The Politics of Food

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Course No: POLI.3320-021; SIS Class Nbr: 3014; SIS Term: 2640
Course Status: Open

Course Description

The course will examine current debates in food politics over: regulatory politics and the appropriate reach of the state in food labeling, safety, and oversight; genetically modified food, organic and sustainable agriculture, the effects of economic globalization of the food supply chain and the future of the world food system.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Christopher Wilkinson
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • M/W , 6:30 PM-9:20 PM
  • Summer 2017: Jul 06 to Aug 16
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Friday Class Meetings for On Campus / Face-to-Face Courses

  • Summer I Mon/Wed Evening Courses: Meet May 15-June 26 and include 3 FRIDAYS: May 19, June 2 and June 16 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer I Tues/Thurs Evening Courses: Meet May 16-June 27 include 2 FRIDAYS: May 26 and June 9 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer II Mon/Wed Evening Courses: Meet July 10 to Aug 16 include 3 FRIDAYS: July 21, August 4 and August 11 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer II Tues/Thurs Evening Courses: Meet July 6 to Aug 16 include 2 FRIDAYS: July 14 and July 28 at the regularly scheduled hours.

Related Programs: B.L.A. in Liberal Arts

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