2019 NCA Spectra September
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Speaking of Food

September 2019
Table of Contents

  • Message from the President
  • Spotlight
  • An Introduction: Speaking of Food
  • Changing the Conversation About Food
  • You Are What You Watch: Food Television's Culture War
  • In "Trouble" with(out) Culture: Food Shaming and African-American Foodways
  • Family Meals and the Discourse About Them

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