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Cultural Politics of Food and Eating (Blackwell Readers in Anthropology)

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJames L. Watson (Editor), Melissa Caldwell (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7610682M
ISBN 100631230920
ISBN 109780631230922

Fast food can even trump hard politics. After NATO accidentally bombed the~ Chinese embassy in Belgrade during the war in Kosovo, Beijing students tried to organize a boycott of American companies in protest. Coca-Cola and McDonald's were at the top of their hit list, but the message seemed not to have reached Beijing's. Food: A Cultural Culinary History Ken Albala, Ph.D. Learn how the entirety of human civilization-war, trade, politics, art, religion, and more-has been shaped by .

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The Cultural Politics of Food and Eating offers an ethnographically informed perspective on the ways in which people use food to make sense of life in an increasingly interconnected world. It includes studies from 11 countries across five continents on such hot topics as sushi, fast food, gourmet foods, and food scares and by:   The Cultural Politics of Food and Eating offers an ethnographically informed perspective on the ways in which people use food to make sense of life in an increasingly interconnected world.

Uses food as a central idiom for teaching about culture and addresses broad themes such as globalization, capitalism, market economies, and consumption practices/5. Eating Right in America is a powerful critique of dietary reform in the United States from the late nineteenth-century emergence of nutritional science through the contemporary alternative food movement and campaign against obesity.

Charlotte Biltekoff analyzes the discourses of dietary reform, including the writings of reformers, as well as the materials they created to bring their messages Cited by:   Eating Right in America is a powerful critique of dietary reform in the United States from the late nineteenth-century emergence of nutritional science through the contemporary alternative food movement and campaign against obesity.

Charlotte Biltekoff analyzes the discourses of dietary reform, including the writings of reformers, as well as the materials they created to b/5. The Cultural Politics of Food and Eating offers an ethnographically informed perspective on the ways in which people use food to make sense of life in an increasingly interconnected world.

Uses food as a central idiom for teaching about culture and addresses broad themes such as globalization, capitalism, market economies, and consumption practices Spanning 5 continents, features studies from. Eating Right in America is a powerful critique of dietary reform in the United States from the late nineteenth-century emergence of nutritional science through the contemporary alternative food movement and campaign against obesity.

Charlotte Biltekoff analyzes the discourses of dietary Cultural Politics of Food and Eating book, including the writings of reformers, as well as the materials they created to bring their messages Author: Charlotte Biltekoff.

"The Cultural Politics of Food and Eating" offers an ethnographically informed perspective on the ways in which people use food to make sense of life in an increasingly interconnected world. This work uses food as a central idiom for teaching about culture and addresses broad themes such as globalization, capitalism, market economies, and.

The Cultural Politics of Food and Eating offers an ethnographically informed perspective on the ways in which people use food to make sense of life in an increasingly interconnected world.

Uses food as a central idiom for teaching about culture and addresses broad themes such as globalization, capitalism, market economies, and consumption practices Spanning 5 continents, features studies 4/5(2). New book focuses on dietary reform movements.

Assistant professor Charlotte Biltekoff, with joint appointments in the American Studies Program and the Department of Food Science and Technology, published the book, Eating Right in America: the Cultural Politics of Food and Health.

The book explores how dietary advice in the United States is both Author: Ann Filmer. Book: The cultural politics of food and eating: a reader + pp. Abstract: This book offers an ethnographically informed perspective on the ways in which people use food to make sense of life in an increasingly interconnected by: John Germov & Lauren Williams, eds.

A Sociology of Food & Nutrition: The Social Appetite, 4th ed. Oxford University Press, I know about this book mainly because my NYU colleague Marie Bragg and I have a chapter in it, “The politics of government dietary advice: the influence of Big Food.”.

The book is meant to introduce readers to the field of food sociology through themes. Eating Spring Rice is the first major ethnographic study of HIV/AIDS in China. Drawing on more than a decade of ethnographic research (), primarily in Yunnan Province, Sandra Teresa Hyde chronicles the rise of the HIV epidemic from the years prior to the Chinese government's acknowledgement of this public health crisis to post-reform thinking about infectious-disease.

In this rigorous but intentionally inconclusive book, Biltekoff, a former chef and currently U.C. Davis assistant professor of American studies and food science, raises important questions about the n. JAMES L. WATSON & MELISSA L. CALDWELL (eds.) The Cultural Politics of Food and Eating: A Reader Blackwell Publishing, Malden MA,pp.

ISBN. Food goes beyond issues relating to biological needs and nutrition or production and commerce; it also reveals social and cultural criteria that determine what dishes are prepared on what occasions, and it unveils the politics of the table via the rituals associated with different meals.

Eating Right in America is a powerful critique of dietary reform in the United States from the late nineteenth-century emergence of nutritional science through the contemporary alternative food movement and campaign against obesity. Charlotte Biltekoff analyzes the discourses of dietary reform, including the writings of reformers, as well as the materials they created to bring their messages.

The book speaks to the power of food to maintain culture, tradition and love even in the most violent of contexts. John Thorne – Serious Pig: An American Cook in Search of His Roots ()Author: John Burdick.

Table of contents for The cultural politics of food and eating: a reader / edited by James L. Watson and Melissa L. Caldwell. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

use the following search parameters to narrow your results: subreddit:subreddit find submissions in "subreddit" author:username find submissions by "username" site: find. Charlotte Biltekoff, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of American Studies and Food Science and Technology at the University of California, Davis.

Her  research focuses on the cultural politics of dietary health and the values and beliefs that shape American eating habits Biltekoff is the author of Eating Right in America: The Cultural Politics of Food and Health, a book that rethinks what.

Due to its centrality in human activities, food is a meaningful object that necessarily participates in any cultural, social and ideological construction and its qualification as 'traditional' is a politically laden value.

This book demonstrates that traditionality as attributed to foods goes beyond the notions of heritage and authenticity under which it is commonly formulated.The cultural politics of food and eating: a reader.

Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) James L. Watson, Melissa L. Caldwell Date Publisher Blackwell Pub Pub place Malden, MA Volume Blackwell readers in anthropology ISBNThis item appears on.The author is an Australian social scientist, a vegan, who has produced a deep dive into the history of the use of meat as food and as cultural symbol.

As he puts it, The aim of this book is to unpack what I’ve come to call the Meat Question– Should humans be eating meat, and if so who, and what kinds, and how much?– in the most.