Building Houses out of Chicken Legs: Black Women, Food, and Power / Edition 1

Building Houses out of Chicken Legs: Black Women, Food, and Power / Edition 1

by Psyche A. Williams-Forson
     
 

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Building Houses out of Chicken Legs: Black Women, Food, and Power

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807856864
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
05/29/2006
Edition description:
1
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1We called ourselves waiter carriers13
2"Who dat say chicken is dis crowd" : black men, visual imagery, and the ideology of fear38
3Gnawing on a chicken bone in my own house : cultural contestation, black women's work, and class80
4Traveling the chicken bone express114
5Say Jesus and come to me : signifying and church food135
6Taking the big piece of chicken165
7Still dying for some soul food?186
8Flying the coop with Kara Walker199
Epilogue : from train depots to country buffets219

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