This is the first step in a project designed to get you out into the real world and â€œdoing sociology.â€ Our project will eventually ask you to make observations at an international grocery store in our local community and make sense of what you see by applying relevant sociological concepts. Before you go out to do your observations, this first step asks you to read and summarize some of the existing social scientific research related to food, culture, and diversity in cities.
- Choose one article from each of the two lists below (two articles total).
- Access the article in the. Bowi Libraryâ€™s electronic resources using the bibliographic information provided.
- Download and complete this worksheet, i will download it .where you will first provide an A.S.A. citation of the articles, then describe the research method used by the author(s) and the data they collected and lastly summarize (using your own words!) the main argument presented by the author(s).
Articles on food, culture, and immigrant communities (authorâ€™s last name, and title):
- Bailey, â€œThe Migrant Suitcase: Food, Belonging and Commensality among Indian Migrants in The Netherlandsâ€.
- Kershen, â€œFood in the British Immigrant Experienceâ€.
- Moffat; Mohammed; Newbold, â€œCultural Dimensions of Food Insecurity among Immigrants and Refugeesâ€.
- Munoz, â€œLatino/a Immigrant Street Vendors in Los Angeles: Photo-Documenting Sidewalks from â€˜Back-Homeâ€™”
- Parasecoli, â€œFood, Identity, and Cultural Reproduction in Immigrant Communitiesâ€.
- Sweeney-Tookes, â€œâ€˜The Food Representsâ€™: Barbadian Foodways in the Diasporaâ€.
- Viladrich, Tagliaferro, â€œPicking Fruit from our Backyardâ€™s Trees: The Meaning of Nostalgia in Shaping Latinasâ€™ Eating Practices in the United Statesâ€.
- Wenzel, â€œEating Together, Separately: Intergroup Communication and Food in a Multiethnic Communityâ€.
- Williams-Forson,â€œâ€˜I Havenâ€™t Eaten if I Donâ€™t Have My Soup and Fufuâ€™: Cultural Preservation through Food and Foodways among Ghanaian Migrants in the United Statesâ€.
Articles on Diversity, immigration, and cities
- Farrell, and Firebaugh, â€œIs Immigrant Neighborhood Inequality Less Pronounced in Suburban Areas?â€
- Knowles, â€œNigerian London: Re-mapping Space and Ethnicity in Superdiverse Citiesâ€.
- Price, and Benton-Short, â€œImmigrants and World-Cities: From the Hyper-Diverse to the Bypassedâ€.
- Wang, and Lo, â€œGlobal Connectivity, Local Consumption, and Chinese Immigrant Experience”.
- Wood, â€œVietnamese American Placemaking in Northern Virginiaâ€.
- Zhang, and Logan, â€œGlobal Neighborhoods: Beyond the Multi-ethnic Metropolis,â€.