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Socialist Supermarkets and “Peaceful Competition”

Shane Hamilton

in Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Eastern Europe, highlighting the ways in which the communist contestants in the Farms Race pursued noncapitalist goals in the economic battles of the Cold War. Supermarket ... More


Introduction

Erik Dussere

in America Is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199969913
eISBN:
9780199369027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969913.003.0000
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction is divided into two parts. The first part, “Authenticity Effects,” explains and defines the central terms that I am using—authenticity, noir, consumer culture, and American ... More


There Ain’t Nothing in Deanwood: Navigating Nothingness and the UnSafeway

Ashanté M. Reese

in Black Food Geographies: Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651507
eISBN:
9781469651521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651507.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Focusing on the nearest supermarket, a Safeway, this chapter explores how residents made decisions about where and when to shop. The chapter examines the many considerations at the heart of grocery ... More


Why Supermarket Organic Matters

Connor J. Fitzmaurice and Brian J. Gareau

in Organic Futures: Struggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300199451
eISBN:
9780300224856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300199451.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In 2000, a radical shift occurred in the organic food system: the majority of organic food in the United States began to be sold in ordinary supermarkets. This chapter examines how the regulatory ... More


The Pathological Migrant: Failures, Escape, and Weakness of Character

Olga Kanzaki Sooudi

in Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839413
eISBN:
9780824869090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839413.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the many faces of fear and failure among Japanese migrants in New York City, from dealing with culture shock to coping with diagnosed mental illness. Beginning with an account ... More


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