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📒Fast Food Nation ✍ Eric Schlosser
✏Fast Food Nation Book Summary : Explores the homogenization of American culture and the impact of the fast food industry on modern-day health, economy, politics, popular culture, entertainment, and food production.
📒Chew On This ✍ Charles Wilson
✏Chew On This Book Summary : Kids love fast food. And the fast food industry definitely loves kids. It couldn’t survive without them. Did you know that the biggest toy company in the world is McDonald’s? It’s true. In fact, one out of every three toys given to a child in the United States each year is from a fast food restaurant. Not only has fast food reached into the toy industry, it’s moving into our schools. One out of every five public schools in the United States now serves brand name fast food. But do kids know what they’re eating? Where do fast food hamburgers come from? And what makes those fries taste so good? When Eric Schlosser’s best-selling book, Fast Food Nation, was published for adults in 2001, many called for his groundbreaking insight to be shared with young people. Now Schlosser, along with co-writer Charles Wilson, has investigated the subject further, uncovering new facts children need to know. In Chew On This, they share with kids the fascinating and sometimes frightening truth about what lurks between those sesame seed buns, what a chicken ‘nugget’ really is, and how the fast food industry has been feeding off children for generations.
📒The Human Brand ✍ Chris Malone
✏The Human Brand Book Summary : Meticulously researched, and featuring in-depth analyses of companies such as Hershey's, Zappos, Amazon and Chobani, a customer loyalty expert and social psychiatrist reveals the driving forces behind the choices we make and the brands we support.
📒Authentic Project Based Learning In Grades 9 12 ✍ Dayna Laur
✏Authentic Project Based Learning in Grades 9 12 Book Summary : Authentic Project-Based Learning in Grades 9–12 provides a clear guide to design, develop, and implement real-world challenges for any high school subject. The author lays out five clear, standards-based stages of assessment to help you and your learners process the what, how, and why of authentic project-based experiences. You’ll learn how to create projects that: Align with your content standards Integrate technology effectively Support reading and writing development Utilize formative assessment Allow for multiple complex pathways to emerge Facilitate the development of essential skills beyond school Each chapter includes a variety of practical examples to assist with scaffolding and implementation. The templates and tools in the appendix are also provided on our website as free eResources for ease of use.
📒Encyclopedia Of Junk Food And Fast Food ✍ Andrew F. Smith
✏Encyclopedia of Junk Food and Fast Food Book Summary : Essays cover the history of junk foods and convenience foods, along with information on health, diet, and current controversies surrounding the consumption of this type of food.
📒Paradox Of Plenty ✍ Harvey A. Levenstein
✏Paradox of Plenty Book Summary : America has always been blessed with an abundance of food, but when it comes to the national diet, it is a land of stark contrast and paradox. In the early months of the Depression, for instance, there were 82 breadlines in New York City alone, and food riots broke out in such places as Henryetta, Oklahoma, and England, Arkansas. Yet at the same time, among those who were better-off, absurd weight-loss diets were the rage - the Pineapple-and-Lamb-Chop Diet, the "Mayo Diet" of raw tomatoes and hard-boiled eggs, and even a Coffee-and-Donuts Diet. Why do Americans eat what they eat? And why, in a land of plenty, do so many eat so poorly? In Paradox of Plenty, Harvey Levenstein offers a sweeping social history of food and eating in America, exploring the economic, political, and cultural factors that have shaped the American diet from 1930 to the present. Levenstein begins with the Great Depression, describing the breadlines and the slim-down diets, the era's great communal eating fests - the picnics, barbecues, fish fries, and burgoo feasts - and the wave of "vitamania" which swept the nation before World War II, breeding fears that the national diet was deficient in the so-called "morale vitamin." He discusses wartime food rationing and the attempts of Margaret Mead and other social scientists to change American eating habits, and he examines the postwar "Golden Age of American Food Processing," when Duncan Hines and other industry leaders convinced Americans that they were "the best-fed people on Earth." He depicts the disillusionment of the 1960s, when Americans rediscovered hunger and attacked food processors for denutrifying the food supply, and he shows how President Kennedy helped revive the mystique of French food (and how Julia Child helped demystify it). Finally, he discusses contemporary eating habits, the national obsession with dieting, cholesterolphobia, "natural" foods, the demographics of fast-food chains, and the expanding role of food processors as a source of nutritional information. Both colorful and informative, Paradox of Plenty is the sequel to Levenstein's highly acclaimed Revolution at the Table, which chronicled American eating habits from 1880 to 1930. With this volume he establishes his reputation as the leading historian of the American diet.
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📒Fulltext Sources Online ✍ Mary B. Glose
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📒Political Ecosystems ✍ J. P. Harpignies
✏Political Ecosystems Book Summary : Cultural Writing. Politics. Environmentalism. POLITICAL ECOSYSTEMS is a highly original text that argues those of us who are left-progressives and environmentalists need to engage in rigorous self-examination, better assessing their political strengths and weaknesses, if they ever hope to achieve our goals. Harpignies argues left/progressives must cultivate more sophisticated ways of looking at the culture, by addressing little-discussed, but very real divides-from the communitarian/libertarian dichotomy to that of techno-utopians and neo-Luddites. This thoroughly researched yet accessible book is a polemic, but one that does not promote specific views and positions. The book is ultimately a toolbox to help progressives expand their understanding of politics and help them develop better strategies for championing their cause.
📒Encyclopedia Of Business Information Sources ✍ Linda D. Hall
✏Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources Book Summary : Each updated edition of this detailed resource identifies nearly 35,000 live, print and electronic sources of information listed under more than 1,100 alphabetically arranged subjects -- industries and business concepts and practices. Edited by business information expert James Woy.