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By Fabio Parasecoli

meals isn't just whatever we devour, it's whatever we use to outline ourselves. Ingestion and incorporation are significant to our reference to the realm outdoor bodies. Food's strong social, financial, political and symbolic roles can't be neglected - what we consume is a marker of strength, cultural capital, category, ethnic and racial identity.

Bite Me considers the ways that pop culture unearths our courting with meals and our personal our bodies and the way those became an enviornment for political and ideological battles. Drawing on a rare variety of fabric - motion pictures, books, comics, songs, track movies, web pages, slang, performances, ads and industrially produced items - chunk Me invitations the reader to take a clean examine contemporary items and practices to determine how a lot meals shapes our lives, perceptions and identities.

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