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dc.contributor.authorGoh, Ching Yee
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-07T03:07:56Z
dc.date.available2017-04-07T03:07:56Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/70001
dc.description.abstractThe abundance of food in Singapore raises questions about whether Singaporeans know what is going on behind the food they eat. This paper concludes that college students are aware of the socio-environmental issues concerning food production and engage in alternative strategies to materialize their care for environment and sustainability through eating practices. However, there are various obstacles that college students face when it comes to eating practices. Borrowing the theories of Treadmill of Production, Commodity Fetishism and Normalization, this paper hopes to de-bunk the myth that consumers are powerless in the global food production system. Instead, consumers act as vehicles of power to produce and reproduce eating practices that come to be constructed as the ‘normal’ and the ‘ideal’. Therefore, this study aims to outline ‘ethical eating’ as a dynamic discourse subjected to external influences.en_US
dc.format.extent41 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciencesen_US
dc.titleYou are what you eat : ethical eating among college studentsen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorMd Saidul Islamen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
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