Collection: Food Studies 2022

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On the University of Minnesota Press podcast:

Elan Abrell (Saving Animals) and Kathryn (Katie) Gillespie on ethical issues animating animal sanctuaries and animal rescue facilities.

Jamie Lorimer (The Probiotic Planet) and Bruce Clarke (Gaian Systems) on planetary probiotics and Gaia's variants.

Jennifer Telesca (Red Gold) talks with editor Jason Weidemann about the managed extinction of the giant bluefin tuna.

Talk of the Stacks:

Will Steger, Rita Mae Steger, and Beth Dooley (The Steger Homestead Kitchen) in conversation. Hosted by Friends of the Hennepin County Library.

National Public Radio:

An illustrated comic and episode inspired by Sean Sherman's (The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen) TED Radio Hour episode.

BROWSE BOOKS

ANTHROPOLOGY   //    RACE   //    SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

POLITICAL SCIENCE   //    GEOGRAPHY   //    ETHNOGRAPHY

ENVIRONMENT   //    NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES

Food Allergy Advocacy: Parenting and the Politics of Care Food Allergy Advocacy Parenting and the Politics of Care Danya Glabau 2022 Spring
A detailed exploration of parents’ fight for a safe environment for their kids, interrogating how race, class, and gender shape health advocacy
On the Rural: Economy, Sociology, Geography On the Rural Economy, Sociology, Geography Henri Lefebvre Stuart Elden and Adam David Morton, Editors 2022 Spring
A collection of previously untranslated writings by Henri Lefebvre on rural sociology, situating his research in relation to wider Marxist work
The Steger Homestead Kitchen: Simple Recipes for an Abundant Life The Steger Homestead Kitchen Simple Recipes for an Abundant Life Will Steger and Rita Mae Steger 2021 Fall
Personal and simple, earthy and warm—recipes and stories from the Steger Wilderness Center in Minnesota’s north woods
Saving Animals: Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care Saving Animals Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care Elan Abrell 2021 Spring
A fascinating and unprecedented ethnography of animal sanctuaries in the United States
The Perennial Kitchen: Simple Recipes for a Healthy Future The Perennial Kitchen Simple Recipes for a Healthy Future Beth Dooley 2021 Spring
Recipes and resources connect thoughtfully grown, gathered, and prepared ingredients to a healthy future—for food, farming, and humankind
Sweetness in the Blood: Race, Risk, and Type 2 Diabetes Sweetness in the Blood Race, Risk, and Type 2 Diabetes James Doucet-Battle 2021 Spring
A bold new indictment of the racialization of science
Discomfort Food: The Culinary Imagination in Late Nineteenth-Century French Art Discomfort Food The Culinary Imagination in Late Nineteenth-Century French Art Marni Reva Kessler 2021 Spring
An intricate and provocative journey through nineteenth-century depictions of food and the often uncomfortable feelings they evoke
Drawing the Sea Near: Satoumi and Coral Reef Conservation in Okinawa Drawing the Sea Near Satoumi and Coral Reef Conservation in Okinawa C. Anne Claus 2020 Fall
How Japanese coastal residents and transnational conservationists collaborated to foster relationships between humans and sea life
The Probiotic Planet: Using Life to Manage Life The Probiotic Planet Using Life to Manage Life Jamie Lorimer 2020 Fall
Assesses a promising new approach to restoring the health of our bodies and our planet
Black Food Matters: Racial Justice in the Wake of Food Justice Black Food Matters Racial Justice in the Wake of Food Justice Hanna Garth and Ashanté M. Reese, Editors 2020 Fall
An in-depth look at Black food and the challenges it faces today
Trans Care Trans Care Hil Malatino 2020 Fall
A radical and necessary rethinking of trans care
Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition Decarcerating Disability Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition Liat Ben-Moshe 2020 Spring
This vital addition to carceral, prison, and disability studies draws important new links between deinstitutionalization and decarceration
An Archive of Taste: Race and Eating in the Early United States An Archive of Taste Race and Eating in the Early United States Lauren F. Klein 2020 Spring
A groundbreaking synthesis of food studies, archival theory, and early American literature
Red Gold: The Managed Extinction of the Giant Bluefin Tuna Red Gold The Managed Extinction of the Giant Bluefin Tuna Jennifer E. Telesca 2020 Spring
Illuminating the conditions for global governance to have precipitated the devastating decline of one of the ocean’s most majestic creatures
Grocery Activism: The Radical History of Food Cooperatives in Minnesota Grocery Activism The Radical History of Food Cooperatives in Minnesota Craig B. Upright 2020 Spring
A key period in the history of food cooperatives that continues to influence how we purchase organic food today
Deadly Biocultures: The Ethics of Life-Making Deadly Biocultures The Ethics of Life-Making Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh R. Krupar 2019 Fall
A trenchant analysis of the dark side of regulatory life-making today
Fair Trade Rebels: Coffee Production and Struggles for Autonomy in Chiapas Fair Trade Rebels Coffee Production and Struggles for Autonomy in Chiapas Lindsay Naylor 2019 Fall
Reassessing interpretations of development with a new approach to fair trade
The Price of Nice: How Good Intentions Maintain Educational Inequity The Price of Nice How Good Intentions Maintain Educational Inequity Angelina E. Castagno, Editor 2019 Fall
How being “nice” in school and university settings works to reinforce racialized, gendered, and (dis)ability-related inequities in education and society
Burgers in Blackface: Anti-Black Restaurants Then and Now Burgers in Blackface Anti-Black Restaurants Then and Now Naa Oyo A. Kwate 2019 Fall
A powerful account, and rebuke, of historical and contemporary racism in restaurant branding
Prison Land: Mapping Carceral Power across Neoliberal America Prison Land Mapping Carceral Power across Neoliberal America Brett Story 2019 Spring
From broken-window policing in Detroit to prison-building in Appalachia, exploring the expansion of the carceral state and its oppressive social relations into everyday life
Thursdays and Every Other Sunday Off: A Domestic Rap by Verta Mae Thursdays and Every Other Sunday Off A Domestic Rap by Verta Mae Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor 2018 Fall
Observations from the lives of African American domestic workers—back in print
Breathtaking: Asthma Care in a Time of Climate Change Breathtaking Asthma Care in a Time of Climate Change Alison Kenner 2018 Fall
People around the world are struggling to breathe. How do we care for asthma across environments that are increasingly unbreathable?
A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None Kathryn Yusoff 2019 Spring
Rewriting the “origin stories” of the Anthropocene
Food Justice Now!: Deepening the Roots of Social Struggle Food Justice Now! Deepening the Roots of Social Struggle Joshua Sbicca 2018 Fall
A rallying cry to link the food justice movement to broader social justice debates
After Extinction After Extinction Richard Grusin, Editor 2018 Spring
A multidisciplinary exploration of extinction and what comes next
Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity Black on Both Sides A Racial History of Trans Identity C. Riley Snorton 2017 Fall
Uncovering the overlapping histories of blackness and trans identity from the nineteenth century to the present day
The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community The River Is in Us Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community Elizabeth Hoover 2017 Fall
The riveting story of the Mohawk community that fought back against the contamination of its lands
The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen Sean Sherman 2017 Fall
Award-winning recipes, stories, and wisdom from the celebrated indigenous chef and his team
The Microbial State: Global Thriving and the Body Politic The Microbial State Global Thriving and the Body Politic Stefanie R. Fishel 2017 Fall
An innovative exploration of the metaphorical power of bodies on global politics and the potential for the planet’s future
Subprime Health: Debt and Race in U.S. Medicine Subprime Health Debt and Race in U.S. Medicine Nadine Ehlers and Leslie R. Hinkson, Editors 2017 Fall
Moving beyond discussions of racial genomics, an interdisciplinary exploration of race-based medicine
Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet: Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Heather Anne Swanson, Elaine Gan and Nils Bubandt, Editors 2017 Spring
Can humans and other species continue to inhabit the earth together?
Matters of Care: Speculative Ethics in More Than Human Worlds Matters of Care Speculative Ethics in More Than Human Worlds María Puig de la Bellacasa 2017 Spring
Challenging the view that caring is only human
Compulsory: Education and the Dispossession of Youth in a Prison School Compulsory Education and the Dispossession of Youth in a Prison School Sabina E. Vaught 2017 Spring
A groundbreaking look at America’s public education system through the lens of prison schooling
Blood Sugar: Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America Blood Sugar Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America Anthony Ryan Hatch 2016 Spring
How contemporary biomedicine has shaped race and racism as America’s health disparities increase
Freegans: Diving into the Wealth of Food Waste in America Freegans Diving into the Wealth of Food Waste in America Alex V. Barnard 2016 Spring
Freegans, who try to live on what we throw away, reveal the limits of capitalism but also the limits of consumer activism in changing it
The Value of Homelessness: Managing Surplus Life in the United States The Value of Homelessness Managing Surplus Life in the United States Craig Willse 2015 Fall
How social welfare and social science came to reinforce, not combat, racialized housing insecurity
Roots of Our Renewal: Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance Roots of Our Renewal Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance Clint Carroll 2015 Spring
Highlights the complexities for indigenous Americans of governing a state while caring for the environment
Plants Have So Much to Give Us, All We Have to Do Is Ask: Anishinaabe Botanical Teachings Plants Have So Much to Give Us, All We Have to Do Is Ask Anishinaabe Botanical Teachings Mary Siisip Geniusz 2015 Spring
The first complete resource for the practical use of plants in the Anishinaabe culture and the stories that surround them
The Price of Thirst: Global Water Inequality and the Coming Chaos The Price of Thirst Global Water Inequality and the Coming Chaos Karen Piper 2014 Fall
Imagine a world where water is only for those who can afford it. We’re already there.
Abolitionist Geographies Abolitionist Geographies Martha Schoolman 2014 Fall
The geographic claims and spatial contradictions of abolitionist literature, from British West Indian Emancipation to the U.S. Civil War
Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement Total Liberation The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement David Naguib Pellow 2014 Fall
All oppression is linked: radical environmental and animal liberation movements in the struggle for social justice
Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works Turn Here Sweet Corn Organic Farming Works Atina Diffley 2013 Fall
A master class in organic farming, a lesson in entrepreneurship, a love story, and a legal thriller
Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities Take Back the Economy An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron and Stephen Healy 2013 Spring
An accessible guide to demystifying the economy and creating a more just and sustainable world
Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics Eating Anxiety The Perils of Food Politics Chad Lavin 2013 Spring
How the experience of eating influences our politics
Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination Body and Soul The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination Alondra Nelson 2013 Fall
The legacy of the Black Panther Party’s commitment to community health care, a central aspect of its fight for social justice
Swamplife: People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades Swamplife People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades Laura A. Ogden 2011 Spring
Alligator hunters, mangroves, and the (mis)adventures of the Ashley Gang in the Florida Everglades
Fighting for the Future of Food: Activists versus Agribusiness in the Struggle over Biotechnology Fighting for the Future of Food Activists versus Agribusiness in the Struggle over Biotechnology Rachel Schurman and William A. Munro 2010 Fall
How activists changed the trajectory of the new agricultural biotechnologies
Animal Capital: Rendering Life in Biopolitical Times Animal Capital Rendering Life in Biopolitical Times Nicole Shukin 2009 Spring
Illuminates the profound contingency of market life on animal figures and flesh
When Species Meet When Species Meet Donna J. Haraway 2007 Fall
Whom do we touch when we touch a dog? How does this touch shape our multispecies world?
Toxic Burn: The Grassroots Struggle against the WTI Incinerator Toxic Burn The Grassroots Struggle against the WTI Incinerator Thomas Shevory 2007 Spring
The economics of trash and the politics behind hazardous waste disposal.
Black Hunger: Soul Food and America Black Hunger Soul Food and America Doris Witt 2004 Fall
Explores the complex relationship between food and African American history

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