By Emma-Jayne Abbots,Anna Lavis,Luci Attala

significantly reflecting at the interplays among meals and care, this multidisciplinary quantity asks ’why do contributors, associations and businesses care approximately what folks eat?’ It explores how acts of worrying approximately foodstuff and consuming form and interfere in person our bodies in addition to being enacted in and during these our bodies. In so doing, the amount extends present severe debates relating to meals and care as political mechanisms wherein social hierarchies are developed and either self and 'other' (re)produced. Addressing the ways that consuming and being concerned engage on a number of scales and websites - from public well-being and medical settings to the industry, the house and on-line groups - cautious consuming asks what ’eating’ and ’caring’ are, what relationships they convey and rupture, and the way their interaction is skilled in myriad areas of lifestyle. Taking account of this two-directional circulate of engagement among consuming and worrying, the chapters are prepared into 3 crucial theoretical dimensions: how consuming practices mobilize discourses and types of care; how discourses and practices of care (look to) form specific sorts of consuming and nutrients personal tastes; and the way it is usually within the our bodies of person shoppers that consuming and care come upon one another.

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