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Food cults : how fads, dogma, and doctrine influence diet / edited by Kima Cargill.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017, , ©2017]
Description:
vi, 271 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • Studies in food and gastronomy. [More in this series]
  • Rowman & Littlefield studies in food and gastronomy
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
The psychology of food cults / Kima Cargill -- The allure of food cults : balancing pseudoscience and healthy skepticism / Leighann R. Chaffee and Corey L. Cook -- Food practices in early Christianity / Paul A. Brazinski -- Longevity diets in historical perspective / Ken Albala -- Juicing : language, ritual, and placebo sociality in a community of extreme eaters / Samuel Veissière and Liona Gibbs-Bravo -- Contemporary superfood cults : nutritionism, neoliberalism and gender / Tina Sikka -- Gluttons galore : a rising faction in food discourses and dining experiences / Carlnita P. Greene -- Caving in : the appeal of the paleo diet in the wake of 9/11 / Lenore Bell -- "Of bananas and cavemen" : unlikely similarities between two online food communities / Amanda Maxfield and Andrea Rissing -- Eschew your food : foodies, healthism and the elective restrictive diet / Michele Scott -- Breaking bread : the clashing cults of sourdough and gluten-free / L. Sasha Gora -- The gluten-free cult : a world without wheat / Jennifer Martin -- Erasure of indigenous food memories and (re-)imaginations / Preety Gadhoke and Barrett P. Brenton -- "Herb is for the healing of the nation!" : marijuana as a consumable vegetable among ghetto Muslim youth of Maamobi in Accra, Ghana / De-Valera N.Y.M. Botchway and Charles Prempeh -- What makes a good mother? : mother's conceptions of good food / Liora Gvion and Irit Sharir.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781442251311 (cloth ; alk. paper)
  • 144225131X (cloth ; alk. paper)
  • (electronic)
LCCN:
2016027109
OCLC:
953708350
Author:
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