In a hypothetical country, fifty years ago, the minimum wage was approximately $1.50 per hour. At the same time, a family with two adults and two children could live in….
Women and Food Chains: The Gendered Politics of Food
This assignment asks you to read, understand, and synthesize two academic articles: Patricia Allen and Carolyn Sachs’ “Women and Food Chains: The Gendered Politics of Food” and Caroline Bagelman’s “Unsettling Food Security: The Role of Young People in Indigenous Food System Revitalization.” Synthesizing requires you to identify and write about meaningful connections among the ideas presented in multiple texts and to combine this information into a single essay that helps the reader understand each source in greater depth. Your synthesis essay will consist of both summary and argument. A breakdown of the essays outline is available in Lesson 5: Synthesis. You will need to provide MLA references for both articles using both in-text citations and a works cited page.