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dc.contributor Lee-Keller, Hellen en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Glade, Fiona en_US
dc.contributor.author McCord, Garrett Michael
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-19T18:33:25Z
dc.date.available 2011-08-19T18:33:25Z
dc.date.issued 2011-08-19
dc.date.submitted 2011-05-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.9/1308
dc.description Thesis (M.A., English (Composition)) -- California State University, Sacramento, 2011. en_US
dc.description.abstract As of January 2011, the Slow Food movement, a group started in Italy by Carlo Petrini in 1989, boasted over 100,000 members worldwide. A non-profit member supported association, Slow Food worked towards developing a movement that would counter the fast food and fast life lifestyles by reviving local, traditional foodways that are environmentally friendly, economically sustainable, and socially responsible. Slow Food publishes a variety of literature that encourages people to become part of the movement by adopting a slow identity, one that is presented by Slow Food as being inclusive. Analyzing some of Slow Food’s major literary works using various rhetorical lenses, this thesis examines the effect that various types of rhetorics utilized in Slow Food’s texts actually generate an identity based on exclusion. This thesis aims to document the overarching function of these rhetorics and what their effects and outcomes are both for those who can be included in the movement and those who are intentionally and unintentionally excluded. Additionally, this thesis reviews and offers possible solutions and outcomes for Slow Food’s literature and rhetoric in order for it to become more inclusive. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship English (Composition) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Marxism en_US
dc.subject Identity en_US
dc.subject Exclusion en_US
dc.subject Cookbook en_US
dc.title Examining the exclusionary rhetoric of the slow food movement’s recipes and literature en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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