Food, the Body and the Self by Deborah Lupton

By Deborah Lupton

during this wide-ranging and thought-provoking research of the sociocultural and private meanings of nutrition and consuming, Deborah Lupton explores the connection among foodstuff and embodiment, the feelings and subjectivity. She contains dialogue of the intertwining of nutrition, which means and tradition within the context of youth and the family members, in addition to: the gendered social building of foodstuffs; foodstuff tastes, dislikes and personal tastes; the dining-out adventure; spirituality; and the `civilized' physique. She attracts on assorted assets, together with representations of nutrition and consuming in movie, literature, ads, connoisseur magazines, information experiences and public well-being literature, and her personal empirical examine into people's personal tastes, thoughts, stories and emotional responses to food.

Food, the physique and the Self's powerful interdisciplinary process accommodates dialogue of the paintings of a couple of significant modern social and cultural theorists, together with Bourdieu, Elias, Kristeva, Grosz, Falk and Foucault.

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