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Eating the ocean

Eating the ocean

Author: Elspeth Probyn
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
In Eating the Ocean Elspeth Probyn investigates the profound importance of the ocean and the future of fish and human entanglement. On her ethnographic journey around the world's oceans and fisheries, she finds that the ocean is being simplified in a food politics that is overwhelmingly land based and preoccupied with buzzwords like "local" and "sustainable." Developing a conceptual tack that combines critical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elspeth Probyn
ISBN: 9780822362135 0822362139 9780822362357 082236235X
OCLC Number: 971085336
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: relating fish and humans --
An oceanic habitus --
Following oysters, relating taste --
Swimming with tuna --
Mermaids, fishwives, and herring quines: gendering the more-than-human --
Little fish: eating with the ocean --
Conclusion: reeling it in.
Responsibility: Elspeth Probyn.
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Moving away from a simplified food politics that is largely land based, Elspeth Probyn looks at food politics from an ocean-centric perspective by tracing the global movement of several marine  Read more...


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"Elspeth Probyn wants to eat the ocean. I want to eat her book. It is one of the most profound works I have read on the sea, and the issues with which it presents us, in the 21st century, not least Read more...

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