9780205778058

The Eater Reader

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205778058

  • ISBN10:

    0205778054

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/27/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Longman Topics are brief, thought-provoking readers on a single complex, compelling, topic. Featuring about 30 full-length reading selections, these volumes are generally half the size and half the cost of standard composition readers.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. 1
Nutritionp. 8
"Nutritionism÷p. 11
"Where Does Polysorbate 60 Come From, Daddy?÷p. 16
"The French Paradox÷p. 21
"The Queen of Mold÷p. 27
Consumerismp. 33
"Do You Want Lies With That?÷p. 36
"Escalated Dining: Is Mall Food Becoming Classy?÷p. 42
"Open for Business: Eating Out as Group Therapy in Post-Katrina New Orleans÷p. 47
"The Deadly Little Secret: Candy Cigarettes÷p. 53
Body Imagep. 57
"How to Address Obesity in a Fat-Phobic Society÷p. 63
"Childhood÷p. 67
"Oprah Celebrates 20,000th Pound Lost÷p. 75
"Food and Feelings÷p. 78
Ethicsp. 83
"Whence the Beef?: The Gruesome Trip From Pasture to Platter÷p. 87
"Meatless Like Me: I May Be a Vegetarian, but I Still Love the Smell of Bacon÷p. 92
"Causes of Hunger are Related to Poverty÷p. 97
"The Ethics of Eating: Consider the Farmworkers÷p. 102
Workp. 112
"My Week as a Waiter÷p. 115
"Working in the Shadows: America's Dirty Food Jobs÷p. 123
"Rethinking Work: Cooking as Labor÷p. 127
"Competitive Eating: The Most American Sport?÷p. 131
Technologyp. 137
"The Udder Truth÷p. 141
"Mass Production of Food Is Ruining Our Health÷p. 150
"At 50, TV Dinner Is Still Cookin'˘p. 160
"The Green Monster: Could Frankenfoods Be Good for the Environment?÷p. 164
"Fast-Food Assistant 'Hyperactive Bob' Example of Robots' Growing Role÷p. 169
Race/Ethnicityp. 175
"Between Meals: Who Determines If Food Is Authentic?÷p. 177
"Soul Food: A New Place at the Table÷p. 179
"Swallowing Fishbones÷p. 183
"Through the Ages÷p. 190
Creditsp. 195
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