- Provides compelling, well-referenced practical ways to understand the cultural component of behavior related to food and agriculture
- Explores behavior in setting policy, developing curricula, interacting with communities and in making choices as a consumer
- Connects the dots between food deserts, the disgust factor and the world’s grand challenges
- Includes lessons learned and new approaches in food and agricultural sciences using transdisciplinary, experiential action research methods
- Contains practical, state-of-the-art methodologies and diagrams to get started improving intercultural competency, inclusivity and internationalization of food and agricultural sciences
Food and Agriculture professionals creating training and educational tools for culturally diverse populations, Professors faced with developing culturally attuned curricula, those skeptical about this process and those who are curious about internationalizing their courses. It is also aimed at professors who have been successful in internationalization of their courses, but want to be more successful. Those teaching Anthropology of Food courses.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Grand Challenges and the Millennial Generation.
Part 1. Fundamentals of the Culture and Agriculture Relationship
Chapter 1. Quiet Revolution: Where did you come from?
Chapter 2. Decolonization and the Holistic Process
Chapter 3. Immersion
Chapter 4. Failures
Part II. Listening In and Between Communities
Chapter 5. Listening Horizontally: Kenya, Mali, Malaria, Kwashiorkor
Chapter 6. Listening Horizontally: The Northern Cheyenne and the Apsaalooke
Chapter 7. Listening Horizontally: Bioregions and Peace Engineering
Chapter 8. Listening Between Communities and Policy Makers: Montana, Mali, and Mongolia Middle Schools Listen together with USDA NIFA and University Students.
Chapter 9. Listening with students
Part III. Bridging the gap between Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Hummanities
Chapter 10. Two cultures: Humanities and Plant, Animal, Food Science
Chapter 11. Couples Counseling: Native Science and Western Science.
Chapter 12. Putting it together, comprehensively, inclusively.
- No. of pages: 354
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Academic Press 2017
- Published: August 29, 2017
- Imprint: Academic Press
- Paperback ISBN: 9780128039557
- eBook ISBN: 9780128039823
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Holly H. Thu Jul 22 2021
I am privileged to call Dr. Dunkel both a friend and a colleague. This is an outstanding book that all educators should read.
Anton A. Wed Jan 24 2018
Incorporating Cultures' Role in the Food and Agricultural Sciences
This book demands our attention, requiring from us an absence of arrogance and requiring a humility to listen. It serves as a reminder of the patronising attitude that the 'educated' west brings with it when attempting to assist less developed societies.