The Coloniality of Taste

A political ecology of middle class food practices in a Bolivian city

Sarah Kollnig

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Description

Lund Dissertations in Human Ecology is a series of dissertations devoted to the study of human-environmental relations in different cultural contexts. Further information may be obtained from the editor, Professor Alf Hornborg, Human Ecology Division.

How do everyday food practices reproduce and negotiate social inequalities? And how do these inequalities relate to the unequal distribution of biophysical resources and risks? From industrially produced chicken meat to the consumption of imported foods, everyday food practices in Bolivia and elsewhere are embedded in a historically developed context of social inequalities. The author argues that judgments of taste reproduce and negotiate material and symbolic inequalities in place since colonial times.

Sarah Kollnig has a background in Environmental Studies and has lived and worked in both Bolivia and Europe since 2010.

Additional information

Weight 437 g
Dimensions 12 x 169 x 239 mm
Language

English

Number of pages

196

Publication year

2018

Format

Paperback

ISBN

978-91-7753-877-6

ISSN

1650-206X

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