Carnal Appetites: FoodSexIdentities by Elspeth Probyn PDF

By Elspeth Probyn

In Carnal Appetites, Elspeth Probyn charts the explosion of curiosity in nutrition - from the cults that spring up round superstar cooks, to our love/hate dating with speedy nutrition, our fetishization of nutrition and intercourse, and the effect of our modes of intake on our identities. 'You are what you consume' the announcing is going, yet is the guiding principle more true than ever? because the variety of nutrients suggestions proliferates within the West, our meals offerings turn into inextricably associated with our lives and existence. Probyn additionally tackles matters that difficulty society, asking questions on the character of urge for food, wish, greed and enjoyment, and laying off gentle on topics together with: quick nutrition, vegetarianism, nutrition intercourse, cannibalism, pressured feeding, and fats politics.

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