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‘Contested Tastes’ Shines Light on Politics of Foie Gras
NC State sociologist Michaela DeSoucey captures arguments for and against foie gras, why they matter and what they mean in "Contested Tastes: Foie Gras and the Politics of Food" (Princeton University Press). Shining a light on multiple issues that comprise the charged debate, DeSoucey reveals the political systems and moral arguments that increasingly influence food and taste.
A Delicate Act in Politics of Disaster
Obama's Louisiana response is a delicate act in the politics of disaster. Politicians walk a think line touring disaster zones as lessons from 2005's Katrina reverberate. Tom Birkland, School of Public and International Affairs, featured.