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The New American ServitudePolitical Belonging among African Immigrant Home Care Workers$
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Caiti Coe

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781479831012

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2019

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479831012.001.0001

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Interlude

Interlude

Food

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(p.33) Interlude
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The New American Servitude
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Cati Coe

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NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479831012.003.0002

Eating together and sharing food is often taken as a sign of community—as in rituals of communion, and it was often a site of conflict. This coda explores care workers’ and patients’ reflections on eating and food—from the smells of “African cooking,” to the joys of patients accepting African foods and kosher dietary restrictions—as meditations on belonging and incorporation by patients and care workers alike.

Keywords:   food, kosher, belonging, communion, exclusion

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