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Eating AnxietyThe Perils of Food Politics$
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Chad Lavin

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780816680917

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816680917.001.0001

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Diet and American Ideology

Diet and American Ideology

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(p.1) 1 Diet and American Ideology
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Eating Anxiety
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Chad Lavin

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816680917.003.0001

Chapter 1 chronicles three periods of dietary advice over the 20th Century, indexes them to distinct paradigms of production and capitalist accumulation, and shows how they capture particular anxieties about freedom and self-reliance, while also contributing to a technique of population management that Foucault calls biopolitics.

Keywords:   Animals, Biopolitics, Community, Consumer Culture, Democracy, Food, Local Foods, Materialism, neoliberalism, posthumanism

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