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Beer and Racism

August 17, 2020

Beer and Racism
Release Date 2020-10-14
Publisher Bristol University Press
ISBN 978-1529201758
Authors Nathaniel G. Chapman (PhD, Sociology) and David L. Brunsma

Beer in the United States has always been bound up with race, racism, and the construction of white institutions and identities. Given the very quick rise of craft beer, as well as the myopic scholarly focus on economic and historical trends in the field, there is an urgent need to take stock of the intersectional inequalities that such realities gloss over. This unique book carves a much-needed critical and interdisciplinary path to examine and understand the racial dynamics in the craft beer industry and the popular consumption of beer.