Tuesday, November 29, 2022

NEHA Volume 42: The Power of Choice: Reflections of Economic Ability Status and Ethnicity in the Foodways of a Free African American Family in Northwestern New Jersey by Megan E. Springate and Amy Raes

The Power of Choice: Reflections of Economic Ability Status and Ethnicity in the Foodways of a Free African American Family in Northwestern New Jersey
by Megan E. Springate and Amy Raes

The choices people make concerning food involve decisions well beyond biological sustenance. Food procurement and consumption, as well as the way in which a dish is served, are choices that are embedded with both overt and less obvious implications of social aspirations and validations (McKee 1999; Reitz, Ruff, and Zierden 2006).

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