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Re-imagining Milk: Cultural and Biological Perspectives

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780415806572

ISBN10:
0415806577
Format:
Nonspecific Binding
Pub. Date:
11/8/2010
Publisher(s):
Routledge
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Written explicitly for undergraduates, Re-imagining Milk demonstrates how a particular commodity can be used to illustrate ethnocentric beliefs about the universal goodness of milk; biological variation in human populations; political and economic processes that inform dietary policies, nutrition education, and current trends in globalization; the utility of a biocultural approach to the study of food; the cultural construction of a commodity that is consumed by many students on a daily basis, or if not, certainly is one that students "know" they "should" consume daily.


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