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Mięso jako śmieć. Społeczne procesy dewaluacji mięsa
Meat as Garbage. Social Processes of Meat Devaluation

Author(s): Ariel Modrzyk
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Social development, Social Theory, Social Informatics, Sociology of Politics, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Szkoła Wyższa Psychologii Społecznej

Summary/Abstract: Contemporary meat is highly valued foodstuff. However, recognition of meat is accompanied by discourses, which lower its social rank. They include pro animalistic, consumer, economical and biopolitical discourses. In the article the author makes order of the various ways of talking about meat devaluation. They are all elements of reproduction of social order, establishment of hierarchies between people and between people and other animals.

  • Issue Year: 42/2014
  • Issue No: 04
  • Page Range: 20-31
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Polish