AREC 471 - Society and Well-Being

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Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

Economic, political, historical, and legal perspectives on how and why governments promote well-being in areas such as food safety, nutritional policy, consumer protection, recreation, and the workplace. Topics include the historical development of wellness-related policies, how these decisions are made in society, and economic and moral justifications for such interventions. Prerequisite: AREC 200, AREC 363, ECON 281, or ECON 365.