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It has been said that the United States is the land of faddism.
The aura of that time, the character of the various hippies and hash-smoking dropouts of his acquaintance, the squandering of artistic talent in drugs and faddism, all comes through.
The totally progressive orientation of the globalizing world will inevitably lead to social fragmentation and intellectual faddism.
Pollan adeptly analyzes "our national eating disorder"--cyclical food faddism, overeating, and guilt--from political, agricultural, anthropological, and evolutionary psychological perspectives.
Jarvis, "Food Faddism, Cultism, and Quackery" (1983) 3 Annual Review of Nutrition 35; Vicki S.
Covering topics including student discipline, teacher education, curriculum, the influence of John Dewey, the science of education, and the purpose of schooling, the essays capture a compelling but often overlooked body of thought that resisted the tenets of progressivism and faddism.
Food faddism refers to any dietary practice based on an exaggerated belief in the effects of nutrition on health and disease (7).
The European nations are still fundamentally nativist, despite their aspirant Union, while America is fundamentally integrationist, despite its checkered history and its multiculturalist faddism.