This subject provides students with a systems theory framework for analysing and applying critical thinking to contemporary global issues in agriculture. Students will investigate complex agricultural issues including globalised trade networks, food-based social movements, Indigenous Australians knowledge, sustainability challenges and the economic, social, cultural and political influences affecting change in agricultural systems, practices and policies. The subject focuses on local-global integrated dynamics of agriculture, with specific attention to people and the people-centred nature of agriculture. Students will be introduced to social research methodology and will have the opportunity to investigate a case study in-depth. Students will explore multiple techniques for communicating their findings via a range of media.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2020.
School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences
AGR220, AGR202, AHT101
AGS401 AGS422 to replace this subject (AGS401)
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.