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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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The Digestive Turn in Political Thought

The Digestive Turn in Political Thought

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(p.47) 3 The Digestive Turn in Political Thought
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Eating Anxiety
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Chad Lavin

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816680917.003.0003

Chapter 3 identifies a “digestive turn” in Hegel, Marx, and Nietzsche, and shows how their use of digestive metaphors disrupted the assumptions of the social contract and suggested a more radical and vibrant set of ideas about selves, power, and democracy.

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

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