Eater Reader

ISBN-10: 0205778054

ISBN-13: 9780205778058

Edition: 2011

Authors: James Miller

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'The Eater Reader' presents students with an overview of the many issues, questions and controversies to which this activity is connected: from standards of health nutrition to messages about body image, debates over environmentalism or consumerism to issues of gender, racial and class difference.
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/27/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

James Miller, Professor of Political Science and Director of Liberal Studies at the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research, is the author of The Passion of Michel Foucault and Rousseau: Dreamer of Democracy.

Preface
Introduction
Nutrition
"Nutritionism�
"Where Does Polysorbate 60 Come From, Daddy?�
"The French Paradox�
"The Queen of Mold�
Consumerism
"Do You Want Lies With That?�
"Escalated Dining: Is Mall Food Becoming Classy?�
"Open for Business: Eating Out as Group Therapy in Post-Katrina New Orleans�
"The Deadly Little Secret: Candy Cigarettes�
Body Image
"How to Address Obesity in a Fat-Phobic Society�
"Childhood�
"Oprah Celebrates 20,000th Pound Lost�
"Food and Feelings�
Ethics
"Whence the Beef?: The Gruesome Trip From Pasture to Platter�
"Meatless Like Me: I May Be a Vegetarian, but I Still Love the Smell of Bacon�
"Causes of Hunger are Related to Poverty�
"The Ethics of Eating: Consider the Farmworkers�
Work
"My Week as a Waiter�
"Working in the Shadows: America's Dirty Food Jobs�
"Rethinking Work: Cooking as Labor�
"Competitive Eating: The Most American Sport?�
Technology
"The Udder Truth�
"Mass Production of Food Is Ruining Our Health�
"At 50, TV Dinner Is Still Cookin'�
"The Green Monster: Could Frankenfoods Be Good for the Environment?�
"Fast-Food Assistant 'Hyperactive Bob' Example of Robots' Growing Role�
Race/Ethnicity
"Between Meals: Who Determines If Food Is Authentic?�
"Soul Food: A New Place at the Table�
"Swallowing Fishbones�
"Through the Ages�
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