The Politics of the Pantry: Stories, food and social change

  • Jennifer Braun University of Alberta


By Michael Mikulak
McGill-Queen's University Press, 2013: 268 pages

Review by Jennifer Braun (University of Alberta)

Author Biography

Jennifer Braun, University of Alberta
Jennifer is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta.  Her current research interests include: the social construction of motherhood, childhood health, and childhood obesity in developed nations; and the role of rural farmwomen and heirarchies of power in the production and distribution of food (particularly in the Western Canadian prairie provinces).  Her current supervisors are Dr. Mary Beckie and Dr. Ken Caine at the U of A.  When she is not busying studying, Jen enjoys cooking delicious food, biking, swimming, and spending time with family.
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