North America

Abu-Jaber D. 2005. The Language of Baklava: A Memoir. Anchor Books. [acculturation; North America; United States; Jordanian American]

Beaulac J, Kristjansson E, Cummins S. 2009. A Systematic Review of Food Deserts, 1966-2007. Preventing Chronic Disease 6(3). [health; food system; North America; United States]

Steak 'n Shake readies for ManhattanBenavides-Vaello S. 2005. Cultural Influences on the Dietary Practices of Mexican Americans: A Review of the Literature. Hispanic Health Care International 3(1):27-35. [diet; acculturation; North America; Mexican Americans]

Beriss D, Sutton D. 2007. The Restaurants Book: Ethnographies of Where We Eat. Berg. [collected essays; eating outside home; North America; United States]

Bobrow-Strain A. 2008. White Bread Bio-Politics: Purity, Health, and the Triumph of Industrial Baking. Cultural Geographies 15(1):19-40. [food stuff; bread; industrialization; commoditication; food safety; North America; United States]

Bower A, ed. 2008. African American Foodways. University of Illinois Press. [collected essays; North America; United States]

Carroll GR, Torfason MT. 2011. Restaurant Organizational Forms and Community in the U.S. In 2005. City & Community 10(1):1-24. [eating habits; demography; North America; United States]

Cook DT. 2009. Semantic Provisioning of Children's Food: Commerce, Care and Maternal Practice. Childhood-a Global Journal of Child Research 16(3):317-334. [consumer culture; mothering; children; meaning; North America; United States]

Counihan C. 2009. A Tortilla Is Like Life: Food and Culture in the San Luis Valley of Colorado. University of Texas Press. [life histories; ethnography; identity; North America; United States]

Delind L. 2006. Of Bodies, Place, and Culture: Re-Situating Local Food. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 19(2):121-146(126). [bodies; local food movement; food and place; North America; United States]

Eriksen SJ, Manke B. 2011. "Because Being Fat Means Being Sick": Children at Risk of Type 2 Diabetes. Sociological Inquiry 81(4):549-569. [obesity; food; meaning; type 2 diabetes; children; North America; California; Anaheim]

Franzen L, Smith C. 2009. Acculturation and Environmental Change Impacts Dietary Habits among Adult Hmong. Appetite 52(1):173-183. [acculturation; food habits; North America; United States; Minnesota]

Franzen L, Smith C. 2009. Differences in Stature, Bmi, and Dietary Practices between Us Born and Newly Immigrated Hmong Children. Social Science & Medicine 69(3):442-450. [acculturation; Body mass index; obesity; children; food habits; North America; United States; Minnesota; Minneapolis; St. Paul; Hmong Americans; Thai; Laotian; immigrants]

Gaytan MS. 2008. From Sombreros to Sincronizadas - Authenticity, Ethnicity, and the Mexican Restaurant Industry. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 37(3):314-341. [ethnic identity; authenticity; restaurants; Mexico; North America; Mexican Americans]

Glasser B. 2007. The Gospel of Food: Everything You Think You Know About Food Is Wrong. Harper Collins. [attitude toward eating; North America; United States]

Gmelch G, Sharon G. 2011. Tasting the Good Life: Wine Tourism in the Napa Valley. Indiana University Press. [wine; tourism; consumer culture; North America; California; Napa Valley]

Gross J, Rosenberger N. 2010. The Double Binds of Getting Food among the Poor in Rural Oregon. Food, Culture and Society: An International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research 13(1):47-70. [food insecurity; social class; North America; United States; Oregon]

Haydu J. 2011. Cultural Modeling in Two Eras of Us Food Protest: Grahamites (1830s) and Organic Advocates (1960s-70s). Social Problems 58(3):461-487. [social movements; diffusion; politics; North America; United States]

Himmelgreen D. 2007. "I Don't Make the Soups Anymore": Pre- to Post-Migration Dietary and Lifestyle Changes among Latinos Living in West-Central Florida. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 46:427-444. [dietary change; acculturation; North America]

Himmelgreen DA, Bretnall A, Perez-Escamilla R, et al. 2005. Birthplace, Length of Time in the U.S., and Language Are Associated with Diet among Inner-City Puerto Rican Women. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 44(2):105-122. [dietary acculturation; health; North America; United States; Latinos]

Ikeda JP, Lexion CL, Turner BJ, et al. 2006. Dietary Quality Is Not Linked across Three Generations of Black Women. California Agriculture 60(3):154-159. [food habits; enculturation; North America; United States; California; African Americans]

Janer Z. 2008. Latino Food Culture. Greenwood Press. [foods; foodways; North America; United States; Hispanic Americans]

Jenike MR, Lutz K, Vaaler C, et al. 2011. Thinking About Food, Drink, and Nutrition among Ninth Graders in the United States Midwest: A Case Study of Local Partnership Research. Human Organization 70(2):139-152. [nutritional anthropology; applied anthropology; obesity; children; adolescents; North America; United States; Wisconsin]

Johnston J, Baumann S. 2007. Democracy Versus Distinction: A Study of Omnivorousness in Gourmet Food Writing. American Journal of Sociology 113(1):165-204. [social-movements; authenticity; identity; gourmet; status; North America]

Kittler PG, Sucher KP. 2007. Food and Culture. Fifth edition. Wadsworth Publishing. [food habits; cultural nutrition; textbook; ethnic foodways; general survey; North America; United States]

Kwan S. 2009. Framing the Fat Body: Contested Meanings between Government, Activists, and Industry. Sociological Inquiry 79(1):25-50. [body image; obesity; overweight; meaning; North America; United States]

Long L. 2009. Regional American Food Culture Greenwood. [foods; foodways; North America; United States]

Lundy R. 2005. Cornbread Nation 3: Foods of the Mountain South. University of North Carolina Press. [collected essays; cooking; foodways; North America; United States]

Ma Y. 2005. Eating Patterns in a Free-Living Healthy U. S. Adult Population. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 44(1):37-56(20). [diet; North America; United States]

Madden EM, Finch ML, eds. 2006. Eating in Eden: Food and American Utopias. University of Nebraska Press. [collected essays; ideas about food; social movements; North America; United States]

Moffat T. 2010. The "Childhood Obesity Epidemic": Health Crisis or Social Construction? Medical Anthropology Quarterly 24(1):1-21. [obesity; overweight; children; nutritional anthropology; meaning; cultural critique; North America; United States; Kentucky]

Nash A. 2009. "From Spaghetti to Sushi": An Investigation of the Growth of Ethnic Restaurants in Montreal, 1951-2001. Food, Culture and Society: An International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research 12(1):5-24. [ethnic restaurant; immigration; North America; Canada]

Nichter M, Thompson J. 2006. For My Wellness, Not Just My Illness: North Americans Use of Dietary Supplements. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 30:175-222. [alternative medicine; dietary supplement use; illness management; wellness; United States]

Nukaga M. 2008. The Underlife of Kids' School Lunchtime - Negotiating Ethnic Boundaries and Identity in Food Exchange. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 37(3):342-380. [ethnic identity; school-children; food exchange; sharing; North America; United States]

Oliffe JL, Grewal S, Bottorff JL, et al. 2010. Masculinities, Diet and Senior Punjabi Sikh Immigrant Men: Food for Western Thought? Sociology of Health & Illness 32(5):761-776. [diet; diabetes; cardiovascular disease; masculine ideals; North America; Canada; Punjabi Sikh immigrants]

Olmert M. 2009. Kitchens, Smokehouses, and Privies: Outbuildings and the Architecture of Daily Life. Cornell University Press. [ecology; material culture; architecture; North America; United States; Maryland; Virginia]

Patil CL, Hadley C, Nahayo PD. 2009. Unpacking Dietary Acculturation among New Americans: Results from Formative Research with African Refugees. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 11(5):342-358. [anthropology of food; nutritional anthropology; theory and method; acculturation; nutrition; North America; United States; immigrants; Liberia; Somalia]

Paxson H. 2010. Locating Value in Artisan Cheese: Reverse Engineering Terroir for New-World Landscapes. American Anthropologist 112(3):444-457. [marketing; fetish food; foodstuffs; cheese; artisan products; North America; United States]

Perez -Escamilla R, Putnik P. 2007. The Role of Acculturation in Nutrition, Lifestyle, and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes among Latinos. Journal of Nutrition 137(4):860-870. [disease; obesity; North America; United States]

Pierce BL, Austin MA, Crane PK, et al. 2007. Measuring Dietary Acculturation in Japanese Americans with the Use of Confirmatory Factor Analysis of Food-Frequency Data. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 86(2):496-503. [eating habits; disease; type 2 diabetes; North America; United States]

Pilcher JM. 2008. Was the Taco Invented in Southern California? Gastronomica 8(1):26-38. [foodstuffs; Mexico; North America; California]

Pollan M. 2006. The Omnivore's Dilemma. Penguin. [food system; fast food; organic food; North America; United States]

Price WA. 2008. Nutrition and Physical Degeneration. 8th edition. Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation. [nutritional anthropology; nutritional diseases; dental caries]

Quandt SA, Shoaf JI, Tapia J, et al. 2006. Experiences of Latino Immigrant Families in North Carolina Help Explain Elevated Levels of Food Insecurity and Hunger. Journal of Nutrition 136:2638. [diet; nutrition; North America; North Carolina; Hispanic Americans]

Quinton R, Ciccazzo M. 2007. Influences on Eastern Orthodox Christian Fasting Beliefs and Practices. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 46:469-491. [fasting; religion; North America; United States]

Ristovski-Slijepcevic S, Chapman GE, Beagan BL. 2010. Being a 'Good Mother': Dietary Governmentality in the Family Food Practices of Three Ethnocultural Groups in Canada. Health 14(5):467-483. [diet; dietary guidelines; eating habits; mother & child nutrition; North America]

Schnorr SL. 2010. Macronutrient Analysis in Western Diets Compared to Modern Hunter-Gatherer and Paleolithic Diet Concentrations. M.A. Thesis. Texas State University, San Marcos. [nutrition; hunter-gatherers; college students; athletes; North America; United States]

Shortridge BG. 2005. Apple Stack Cake for Dessert: Appalachian Regional Foods. Journal of Geography 104(2):65-73. [regional foods; North America; United States; Appalachia]

Simon B. 2010. Everything but the Coffee: Learning About America from Starbucks. University of California Press. [social relations; marketing; food and culture; space; North America; United States ]

Smith FH. 2008. The Archaeology of Alcohol and Drinking. University Press of Florida. [historic archaeology; North America; Caribbean; immigrants; African American]

Striffler S. 2005. Chicken. The Dangerous Transformation of America's Favorite Food. Yale University Press. [food processing; North America; United States; Latino labor]

Trubek AB. 2008. The Taste of Place: A Cultural Journey into Terroir. University of California Press. [food and culture; food system; locavore; North America; United States]

see North America Archive for items published before 2005

Updated 10/2012