By E. Melanie DuPuis
Drawing on social and political historical past in addition to the heritage of technology and pop culture, Dangerous Digestion examines how American principles approximately nutritional reform replicate broader puzzling over social reform. encouraged by means of new medical reviews of the human physique as a metabiome—a collaboration of species instead of an remoted, intact, secure, and bounded individual—E. Melanie DuPuis invokes a brand new metaphor—digestion—to reimagine the American physique politic, establishing social variations to rules of combining, fermentation, and collaboration. In doing so, the writer explores how social activists can reconsider politics as inclusive methods that contain the inherently dicy blending of cultures, standpoints, and ideas.
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Dangerous Digestion: The Politics of American Dietary Advice (California Studies in Food and Culture) by E. Melanie DuPuis