8. After the end of slavery, there took place what has become known as The Great Migration. What was
this and what were the factors that motivated people to migrate? A century later a related issue
appeared in the form of soul food. How was this related t
10. Ethnic restaurants were among the first restaurants to be established in the United States. What was
the reason for their establishment? Who promoted them? How were they promoted? Why was eating in
ethnic restaurants considered risky? Why did eating i
9. Food insecurity is a current concern held by many. How is food security and food insecurity defined?
What kinds of households tend to experience food insecurity and how is it related to employment and
how to households cope with such insecurity?
5. The industrializing of the diet appears to have begun with the milling of wheat in factory settings. The
aim was to create a national market for flour. What other changes had to take place to make this
possible? Describe in detail.
Milling eliminated h
6. The phases of the industrial dietary regimes also include changes such as the speeding up of the
production of food, the simplification of the availability of food, and the spatial concentration of food
production and food sales. Describe these in deta
7. The Spanish immigrants in Mexico came as invaders. Why did they not acculturate? What did they do
instead? How did these actions become part of the cultural conflict between the classes in Mexico? By
contrast, how did Mexican food become accepted in th
2. Social movements are thought of as loosely organized groups of individuals who strive to make
changes in the countries and/or communities in which they live. A number of these groups have found
fault with the current food system in the U.S. and wish to
4. Winson is particularly concerned about the degradation of the diet, starting in the second industrial
dietary regime. He lists five possible reasons and the reading Salt Sugar Fat takes this one step further.
Describe the reasons. Finally he has embrac
3. The dietary regimes that Winson describes begin with the hunting and gathering and later
agrarianism, then the first industrial dietary regime, followed by the second industrial dietary regime.
Briefly describe each and what led to the first and second
1. Acculturation is the process of an immigrant group accepting the culture of their host country.
Acculturation means learning (and using) the language of the host country, adopting many of the host
countrys beliefs and values, and eating the host countr