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Cultural Scale and Food System Sustainability in the Pacific Northwest: Columbia Basin Case Studies
To meet contemporary goals of long-term food system sustainability it is critical to analyze how people have constructed and maintained food cultures in specific geographic regions through time. This dissertation draws on ...
The Cajun Ideology: Negotiating Identity in Southern Louisiana
The Cajuns are an American ethnic group founded primarily on the ideology of a shared history and language. Their history begins with the expulsion of the Acadian peoples from Nova Scotia in 1755 and continues into modernity ...
The Long Wait: African Migrant Communities and the Production of Local Identity in Istanbul, Turkey
For nearly twenty years Turkey has been a transit location for sub-Saharan African migrants traveling to Europe. The majority of African migrants cannot immediately proceed onward to Europe, and spend months or years in ...
In the Habit of Being Kinky: Practice and Resistance in a BDSM Community, Texas, USA
"Kinky" is a stigmatized identity in wider American culture. People in kinky communities renegotiate their relationships to themselves and others to incorporate their desires into a positive identity. People take advantage ...