ASFS presidential address 2018: Towards an epistemology of pleasure and a post-liberal politics of joy

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Abstract

At this moment of great peril for democracies across the world, scholars must not only be critical but develop affective investment in common people’s lives so as to be able to engage in the democratic process more successfully. That entails paying attention to common joys and pleasures as much as to suffering.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-8
Number of pages6
JournalFood, Culture and Society
Volume22
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

Keywords

  • Poor people’s food
  • anthropology
  • pleasure
  • post-liberal politics
  • sociology
  • suffering
  • theory

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Science
  • Social Psychology
  • Cultural Studies

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