GLST 210 Introduction to Global Studies
Grease, Gristle, and Globalization

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Websites related to the course materials:

http://www.viu.ca/globalstudies/

Homepage for Global Studies at Vancouver Island University.  Includes information about the program and internships.

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/fooddocs.html

A listing of food videos with a focus on production, consumption, and politics produced by the Media Resources Center, Moffitt Library, University of California, Berkeley.  A summary is provided.  Includes several of those that will be viewed during this course.

http://unpac.ca/economy/g_food.html

This webpage on Globalization and Food is a page from Women & The Economy: A Project of UN Platform for Action Committee (UNPAC) in Manitoba.

http://www.seeds.ca/en.php

Seeds of Diversity, Canada's Heritage Seed Program: "members collect and share over 1500 varieties of fruits and vegetables."

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/GMFree/Home/index.cfm

Institute for Responsible Technology - Campaign for Healthier Eating in America is an anti-GMO website.

The following paper (pdf-file) is related to this topic: "Food from Our Changing World: The Globalization of Food and How Americans Feel About It."

http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/003/X9602E/X9602E00.HTM

Genetically modified organisms, consumers, food safety and the environment.  An online document of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

http://www.newscientist.com/topic/gm-food

NewScientist.com has a Topic Guide on GM Organisms; includes a wide range of articles from the late 1990s to the present and external links.

 

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