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Title: Kalashnikov and cooking-spoon: neo-Nazism, veganism and lifestyle on YouTube
Authors: Forchtner, Bernhard
Tominc, Ana
First Published: 25-Jul-2017
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Routledge) for Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS)
Citation: Food, Culture, and Society, 2017, 20 (3), pp. 415-441
Abstract: Food consumption has always been a deeply symbolic, identity-related issue. But contrary to the intuitive assumption which links meat-free diets to peace-loving, left-leaning actors and ideologies, this article illustrates how a group of (German) neo-Nazis, Balaclava Küche (Balaclava Kitchen), appropriates vegan diet in their YouTube cooking videos. Analysing these videos, supported by an interview with the group, we inquire into the various ways in which cooking and food consumption are intertwined with their (everyday) politics. We close the article by putting their attitude into a wider perspective, suggesting an ideal-typical model of how links between culture, nature and identity can be understood.
DOI Link: 10.1080/15528014.2017.1337388
ISSN: 1552-8014
eISSN: 1751-7443
Links: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15528014.2017.1337388
http://hdl.handle.net/2381/39226
Embargo on file until: 25-Jan-2019
Version: Post-print
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Journal Article
Rights: Copyright © 2017, Taylor & Francis (Routledge) for Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS). Deposited with reference to the publisher’s open access archiving policy.
Description: The file associated with this record is under embargo until 18 months after publication, in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy. The full text may be available through the publisher links provided above.
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