Food Studies: Sociology and Social Justice

Virtual presence for attendees and those interested in the 2022 joint meeting of the Association for the Study of Food and Society, Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society, Canadian Association for Food Studies, and The Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition. Books on sale, University of Minnesota Press information, and more.

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS: 40% OFF BOOKS

All books below are 40% off using code MN88980. Code expires July 15, 2022.

BROWSE BOOKS:

ANTHROPOLOGY   //    RACE   //    SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

POLITICAL SCIENCE   //    GEOGRAPHY   //    ETHNOGRAPHY

ENVIRONMENT   //    NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES

BACK TO ALL BOOKS ON SALE

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.

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