Integrating contemporary literary analysis with globalization studies, Global Appetites explores the extent that agribusiness, industrial agriculture, and countercultural food movements underpin American conceptions of global power. This interdisciplinary study will appeal to scholars of American literature and culture as well as those working in the fields of food studies, food policy, agriculture history, social justice, and the environmental humanities.
About the Author
Allison Carruth is Assistant Professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research focuses on contemporary American literature and media, the environmental humanities, food studies, and science and technology studies. She received her PhD from Stanford University.