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Buzz [Read] ➲ Buzz By Lisa Jean Moore – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk Bees are essential for human survival one third of all food on American dining tables depends on the labor of bees Beyond pollination the very idea of the bee is ubiuitous in our culture we can feel b Bees are essential for human survival one third of all food on American dining tables depends on the labor of bees Beyond pollination the very idea of the bee is ubiuitous in our culture we can feel Buzzed; we can create Buzz; we have worker bees drones and ueen bees; we establish collectives and even have communities that share a hive mind In Buzz authors Lisa Jean Moore and Mary Kosut convincingly argue that the power of bees goes beyond the food cycle bees are our mascots our models and unlike any other insect are both feared and revered In this fascinating account Moore and Kosut travel into the land of urban beekeeping in New York City where raising bees has become all the rage We follow them as they climb up on rooftops attend beekeeping workshops and honey festivals and even put on full body beekeeping suits and open up the hives In the process we meet a passionate dedicated and eclectic group of urban beekeepers who tend to their brood with an emotional and ecological connection that many find restorative and empowering Kosut and Moore also interview professional beekeepers and many others who tend to their bees for their all important production of a food staple honey The artisanal food shops that are so popular in Brooklyn are a perfect place to sell not just honey but all manner of goods soaps candles beeswax beauty products and even bee pollen Buzz also examines media representations of bees such as children's books films and consumer culture bringing to light the reciprocal way in which the bee and our idea of the bee inform one another Partly an ethnographic investigation and partly a meditation on the very nature of humaninsect relations Moore and Kosut argue that how we define visualize and interact with bees clearly reflects our changing social and ecological landscape pointing to how we conceive of and create culture and how in essence we create ourselves Lisa Jean Moore is a feminist medical sociologist and Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Purchase College State University of New York Mary Kosut is Associate Professor of Media Society and the Arts at Purchase College State University of New York For almost as long as I have been working in the field of human animal studies I have wanted someone to seriously investigate people's relationships with insects With Buzz Lisa Jean Moore and Mary Kosut have made a uniue important and fascinating addition to the literature Both authors are talented and observant believers in hands on researchAfter reading Buzz you will forever see bees and those who care for them differently Clinton Sanders author of Regarding Animals.


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