Janet Poppendieck is Professor Emerita of Sociology and Policy Director of the New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College, City University of New York. She is the author of Free for All: Fixing School Food in America (UC Press) and Sweet Charity? Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement.
“Meticulously researched, patiently explicated, potentially groundbreaking. . . . Should be required reading for everyone who eats food, buys food, has kids, or cares about nutrition.” - Bookforum
“A masterful work of public sociology that is likely to play an important role.” - Heather Sullivan-Caitlin, Teaching Sociology
“[An] excellent, informative book. . . . Poppendieck’s research is extensive and meaningful.” - Lisa Sasson, Gastronomica
“Sophisticated and nuanced.” - Michael O’Donnell, The Washington Monthly