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On Reserve (Spring 2020)
The following selections have been placed on reserve for SSI2 119 with a 2 hour loan period. Just ask for them at the front desk!
Food: a very short introduction by Provides a brief history of human food, from our remote ancestors 3 million years ago to the present day.
Call Number: TX355 .K74 2013 Reserves
Routledge International Handbook of Food Studies by Offers students, scholars and all those interested in food-related research a one-stop, easy-to-use reference guide. Each article includes a brief history of food research within a discipline or on a particular topic, a discussion of research methodologies and ideological or theoretical positions, resources for research, as well as suggestions for further study.
Call Number: GN407 .R88 2014 Reserves
Food and Culture: a reader by This reader reveals how food habits and beliefs both present a microcosm of any culture and contribute to our understanding of human behaviour.
Call Number: GT2850 .F64 2008 Reserves
Cultural Politics of Food and Eating: a reader by Offers an ethnographically informed perspective on the ways in which people use food to make sense of life in an increasingly interconnected world.
Call Number: GT2850 .C853 2005 Reserves
Food and Culture by Provides current information on the health, culture, food, and nutrition habits of the most common ethnic and racial groups living in the United States.
Call Number: TX357 .K58 2012 Reserves
Eating Culture: the poetics and politics of food by This transdisciplinary volume draws on research in social anthropology, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, literature, film and cultural studies to investigate practices, representations and functions of food in American, European and Asian societies and their cross-cultural engagements.
Call Number: GT2850 .E385 2003 Reserves
Cuisine and Empire: cooking in world history by Here the author tells the remarkable story of the rise and fall of the world's great cuisines from the mastery of grain cooking some twenty thousand years ago, to the present.
Call Number: TX645 .L325 2013 Reserves
Cultivating Food Justice: race, class, and sustainability by Bringing together insights from studies of environmental justice, sustainable agriculture, critical race theory, and food studies, highlights the ways race and class inequalities permeate the food system, from production to distribution to consumption.
Call Number: HD9005 .C88 2011 Reserves
The Meaning of Cooking by In this rich and highly entertaining book the author takes us into kitchens and dining rooms and deciphers the meaning of food, cooking and eating in the lives of families and couples.
Call Number: TX357 .K3913 2010 Reserves
In Defense of Food: an eater's manifesto by Looking at what science does and does not know about diet and health, Pollan proposes a new way to think about what to eat, informed by ecology and tradition rather than by the nutrient-by-nutrient approach.
Call Number: RA784 .P643 2008 Reserves
Start Your Research at the Library!
Use this guide to get started with your research for SSI2 119
Foodways: Human Appetites
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The BEAM Framework
BEAM is an acronym intended to help students think about the various ways we might use sources when writing a researched argument. Joseph Bizup, an English professor at Boston University, outlined the framework in a 2008 article. The idea has since been refined and adapted by many others.
The Research Process
The Craft of Research by
Call Number: Q180.55.M4 B66 2016 Reference
Publication Date: 2016
The Craft of Research is an essential guide to the research process in any discipline. The authors provide clear guidance about how to get from a topic to a research question to a thesis (claim), and how to support claims with evidence.
Peer Research Advising
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