The Food Industry in Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation, 1st Edition

  • David M. Haugen
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  • ISBN-10: 073776807X
  • ISBN-13: 9780737768077
  • DDC: 642.50973
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 167 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Volume explores Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation through the lens of the food industry. Coverage includes: an examination of Schlosser's life as an investigative journalist, Schlosser's view of the food industry as demonstrated in his book; how investigative journalism can be viewed as literature; how Fast Food Nation has changed people's perspectives and actions; criticisms of Fast Food Nation and its message, contemporary perspectives on the food industry, such as commentary on various food "movements" including the global food movement and the local food movement, and commentary on food regulations.

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