Table of contents for Building houses out of chicken legs : Black women, food, and power / Psyche A. Williams-Forson.

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Acknowledgments 00
Introduction 1
Part I. Encounters with the Bird
1 We Called Ourselves Waiter Carriers 000
2 <"Who Dat Say Chicken in Dis Crowd": Black Men, Visual Imagery, and the Ideology of
Fear 000
3 Gnawing on a Chicken Bone in My Own House: Cultural Contestation, Black Women's
Work, and Class 000
4 Traveling the Chicken Bone Express 000
5 Say Jesus and Come to Me: Signifying and Church Food 000
Part II. African American Women and Gender Malpractice
6 Taking the Big Piece of Chicken 000
7 Still Dying for Some Soul Food? 000
8 Flying the Coop with Kara Walker 000
Epilogue: From Train Depots to Country Buffets 000
Notes 000
Bibliography 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Chickens -- Social aspects.
Meat -- Symbolic apsects.
African American women -- Food.
African American women -- Social conditions.
African American cookery.
Cookery (Chicken).
Food habits -- United States.
Food preferences -- United States.