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The Cultural Politics of Eating, Food, and the Body

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is a senior lecturer in anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Introduction This unit explores the cultural politics of eating and examines the interplays between food, eating, and the body. It focuses on the ways in which a range of cultural actors and institutions—such as the media, restaurants...
...Introduction In this course, we investigate the stark disparities in nutritional well-being around the world and seek to understand in what ways agricultural systems of food production have played a role. Much of the food that we eat has...
...Introduction The psychology of food and culture is remarkably complex and is explored in this course through an interdisciplinary approach. As everything psychological is simultaneously biological, the role of evolutionary pressures...
...Introduction This course emphasizes the disciplinary lens of psychology to explore eating and our relationship with food. Theoretical perspectives in psychology, including biopsychology, human development, cognition, emotion, health...
...Introduction The methods and imperatives of literary studies and food studies blend in the unit “Literature and Food.” Through this ten-module plan, students read canonical, keystone literary texts. In addition to these literary texts, each...
...Introduction Primarily aimed at upper-level undergraduates in cultural studies or food studies, this semester-long unit introduces students to key approaches to understanding food as a cultural form, combining theories and insights from...

Food and Gender

Emily Contois

Emily Contois is an assistant professor of media studies at the University of Tulsa, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Introduction This unit addresses food and gender, including how food constructs gender identities and how gender norms shape foodways. Texts mostly consider the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in the West. After introductory...

Food and Media

Emily Contois

Emily Contois is an assistant professor of media studies at the University of Tulsa, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Introduction This eight-module unit addresses food and media, considering select media forms—print, film, television, advertising and marketing, and new media—primarily during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in the United States...