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Advanced Topics in Food Systems: The Politics of Food Sovereignty

This course focuses on contemporary political struggles for control over agrifood systems. The course examines the relationship between the capitalist development of agrifood systems and national sovereignty and focusses on Latin America, a major U.S. agricultural trading partner. Students will review recent research on topics, such as trade integration, land grabbing, food systems financialization, states and contemporary agrarian policies, agroecology, and transnational peasant movements.

Course #
FOOD-GE 2288
Units
3
Term
Fall
Department