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Students will understand that food is an essential part of everyone's life and encompasses the how, what and why we eat. Students will learn the origins of food, how food is produced, manufactured and distributed throughout the local, national and global environment; and through activities, students will propose design and test sustainable and ethical ideas and solutions.
- What and how are indigenous foods integrated into the indigenous and non-indigenous diet?
- What socio-economic, cultural and religious influences are related to food?
- How can food be used to celebrate diversity of cultures and people?
- How can new and traditional food materials be used to help solve global food security?
- Construct design briefs that are complex and challenging and help solve food design challenges.
Food and Society | Thailand: eBooks
Thailand - Culture Smart! : The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture by
Publication Date: 2014
For many outsiders Thailand still conjures up images of the East at its most mysterious and enchanting - a view largely formed by Hollywood films like The King and I. Never conquered by foreigners, this proud and ancient land has been shaped by Buddhism, the monarchy, and the military. Today it is a representative democracy with a populist female prime minister, and is ranked among the tiger economies of Southeast Asia. It is a manufacturing powerhouse, the world's largest rice exporter, and a tourist paradise that welcomes 22 million visitors a year to its beach resorts and its vibrant capital, Bangkok. Yet despite the veneer of Western modernity, the country and its people remain an enigma for many visitors, smiling and inscrutable. It conceals a unique system of personal values and attitudes, developed over centuries. You may find that Thais react to you in surprising and unexpected ways, coming as they do from a culture based on respect, status, self-control, non-confrontation, and harmony. They are also naturally generous and have a great love of fun. Thais put a great deal of effort into social skills in order to maintain social harmony, and one of their most potent weapons is the smile that puts people at ease and helps to defuse a difficult situation. This new, updated edition of Culture Smart! Thailand describes how the Thai people view the world and themselves. It examines the impact of religious beliefs and history on their lives, as well as the continuing importance of the monarchy. It looks at recent social and political developments, including the current tensions in the south. Above all, it helps visitors to become more culturally aware and so better able to interact successfully with the locals. Thailand's charm lies in being different, and visitors who make an effort to understand the differences will find their stay in "The Land of Smiles" a richly rewarding experience.
Cultural Traditions in Thailand by
Publication Date: 2012-09-24
Thailand's culture is a blending of the Buddhist religion and ancient traditions passed down through centuries. This interesting book describes how influences from surrounding countries such as India, China, Cambodia, and others in southeast Asia have helped to develop many of the colorful festivals celebrated today. Young readers will also learn how the Thai people celebrate family occasions.
Each country has different strengths, and each faces different challenges. When considering a sustainable culinary tourism proposal, first take into account the unique opportunities and risks this country faces. How does this influence your culinary tourism proposal? See the following UN Sustainable Development Goal Dashboard for details.
Thailand and the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Citing and Referencing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Dashboard data
When using these figures don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.
In text citation: (The Sustainable Development Solutions Network, 2018) or The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (2018)
Bibliography / Reference list: The Sustainable Development Solutions Network. (insert year of report). Sustainable Development Goal [add the goal number]: [add the goal indicator], [add the country name if required]. Retrieved from https://dashboards.sdgindex.org/
For example, the bibliography / reference entry for the following indicators would be:
The Sustainable Development Solutions Network. (2018). Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life below water indicators, Australia. Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Retrieved from https://dashboards.sdgindex.org/