Pub Policy and Urban Affairs
PPUA 5270: Food Systems and Public Policy
Seminar - 4 credits
- Explores the public policy dimensions of the contemporary food system.
- Utilizes scholarly readings and case studies to assess the role of governing institutions and political actors in shaping the food supply; the effects of energy, transportation, and urban policies on food access; the ecological dimensions of food production; impacts of international trade regimes on global food trade; and the potential impacts of climate change on food security.
- Compares the United States and other nations and explores alternatives to the dominant food system.
- Seeks to engage students in applied policy analysis of specific food system issues.
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