|Unit name||Food Fights: The Political Economy of Sustainable Food Systems|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Politics and International Relations|
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- Explain discrete and systems thinking concepts and how they are applied to food systems.
- Compare and contrast the sustainability of conventional, high-tech, export-oriented food systems with people-centred, community-oriented, values-balanced alternatives and hybrid approaches.
- Apply a sustainable systems approach to local food systems.
- Critically evaluate the impact of food policies and practices on your home, the university and the workplace.
Weekly Tutorial (2 hours)
Task 1: Written assignment, 2000 words (25%)
Task 2: Tutorial/online participation (25%)
Task 3: Case study, 3500 words (50%)
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