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Introduction: Fast-Food Kids

Amy L. Best

in Fast Food Kids: French Fries, Lunch Lines and Social Ties

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479842704
eISBN:
9781479860135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842704.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This introductory chapter begins with an overview of the book's main themes. This book is an ethnography about food in the lives of American youth and the places where they eat. It hopes to show how ... More


Dietary Histories: Tracing Food Consumption Practices from Childhood through Adulthood Using Stable Isotope Analysis

Melanie J. Miller, Sabrina C. Agarwal, and Carl H. Langebaek

in Children and Childhood in Bioarchaeology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056807
eISBN:
9780813053653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056807.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Chapter 8 reviews some of the stable isotope analysis studies of human skeletal remains that have taken a life course approach to understand childhood dietary practices in relation to adult dietary ... More


Historical Background to Food and Christianity

Ken Albala

in Food and Faith in Christian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149976
eISBN:
9780231520799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149976.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the food practices during the first millennium and a half of Christianity, and the several strands that influenced Christian attitudes toward food. Christianity was at that ... More


The Taco Truck: How Mexican Street Food Is Transforming the American City

Robert Lemon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042454
eISBN:
9780252051296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042454.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

When primarily immigrant, day-laboring clientele eat a meal at a traditional taco truck, the taco truck becomes a significant social space in which Mexican cultural identity is reaffirmed. But the ... More


Flexible Plant Food Practices among the Nineteenth-Century Chinese Migrants to Western North America

Virginia S. Popper

in Chinese Diaspora Archaeology in North America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066356
eISBN:
9780813065403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066356.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Plant remains from Market Street Chinatown, San Jose, California, and historical accounts show that Chinese migrants relied on a variety of strategies to obtain plant foods in western North America ... More


Meat Economies of the Chinese American West

Charlotte K. Sunseri

in Chinese Diaspora Archaeology in North America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066356
eISBN:
9780813065403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066356.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Cuisine and diet are topics of particular interest to scholars of Chinese communities in the nineteenth-century American West. Many zooarchaeological analyses have identified beef and pork among the ... More


Jews and Their Foodways

Anat Helman (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190265427
eISBN:
9780190461935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265427.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book is dedicated to the topic of food. As a repetitive daily practice, eating might seem banal, but as this book argues, there is no other fundamental aspect of human behavior except sexuality ... More


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