Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Building houses out of chicken legs

Williams-Forson, Psyche A.

Building houses out of chicken legs : Black women, food, and power
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2006.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-302) and index.
Contents Contents: We called ourselves waiter carriers -- "Who dat say chicken in dis crowd" : Black men, visual imagery, and the ideology of fear -- Gnawing on a chicken bone in my own house : cultural contestation, Black women’s work, and class -- Traveling the chicken bone express -- Say Jesus and come to me : signifying and church food -- Taking the big piece of chicken -- Still dying for some soul food? -- Flying the coop with Kara Walker -- Epilogue : from train depots to country buffets.

Subject Chickens -- Social aspects.
Meat -- Symbolic aspects.
African American women -- Food.
African American women -- Social conditions.
African American cookery.
Cookery (Chicken)
Food habits -- United States.
Food preferences -- United States.
ISBN 0807830224 (cloth : alk. paper)
080785686X (pbk. : alk. paper)


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