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作者 Gaddis, Jennifer E., 1985- author
書名 The labor of lunch : why we need real food and real jobs in American public schools / Jennifer E. Gaddis
出版項 Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2019]
國際標準書號 9780520300026 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520300033 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520971592 (ebook)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  LB3479.U6 G37 2019    在架上    30610020613634
說明 xiii, 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
系列 California studies in food and culture ; 70
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-278) and index
Introduction : why we need to fix the food and the jobs -- The radical roots of school lunch -- The fight for food justice -- From big food to real food lite -- Cafeteria workers in the "prison of love" -- Building a real food economy -- Conclusion : organizing a new economy of care
"Children, parents, and pundits agree that there's a problem with school lunch. Big Food companies have largely replaced the nation's school cooks by supplying cafeterias with cheap precooked hamburger patties and chicken nuggets chock-full of industrial fillers. Yet it's no secret that meals cooked from scratch with nutritious, locally sourced ingredients are better for children, workers, and the environment. So why not empower "lunch ladies" to do more than just reheat ready-made industrial food? And why not organize together to make healthy, ethically sourced, free school lunches a reality? The Labor of Lunch aims to spark a progressive movement that will transform food in American schools, and with it the lives of thousands of low-paid cafeteria workers and the millions of children they feed. By providing a feminist history of the National School Lunch Program, Jennifer Gaddis recasts the humble school lunch as an important and often overlooked form of public care. Through vivid narration and moral heft, The Labor of Lunch offers a stirring call to action and a blueprint for school lunch reforms capable of delivering a healthier, more equitable, caring, and sustainable future"-- Provided by publisher
主題 National School Lunch Program (U.S.)
School children -- Food -- United States
School children -- Food -- Government policy -- United States
School children -- Nutrition -- Government policy -- United States
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