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Introduction

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK and Research Associate at the SOAS Food Studies Centre, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Agency of Eating : Mediation, Food and the Body

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...This book explores how eating, as an embodied experience, mediates and is mediated by the relationship between food’s matter and meaning. My first aim is to tease out how the human eating body, the material stuff of food, and cultural...

Social and Cultural Logics

Eduardo P. Archetti

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Eduardo P. Archetti was Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Valentina Napolitano

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Peter Worsley

Peter Worsley

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Guinea-pigs : Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

...In Chapter 2 I discussed the concept of cultural and social complexity. The first refers to the quantity of information produced and circulated in a particular setting, in other words the knowledge that actors use to face the world....

Approaches to Food and Migration: Rootedness, Being and Belonging

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK and Research Associate at the SOAS Food Studies Centre, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Handbook of Food and Anthropology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Introduction Food plays a significant role in the social lives of diasporas: it can create a sense of continued belonging and reiterate affiliations to ‘home’. Following debates on food, identity, ethnicity...

Embodying Country-City Relations: The Chola Cuencana in Highland Ecuador

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK and Research Associate at the SOAS Food Studies Centre, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Between the Country and the City : Ethnographies of a Changing Global Foodscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...The people from the campo [countryside] have simple hearts, and now they have this one opportunity to do something big, something different. But I don’t want the same things. I’m from Cuenca, from the city; there is a big difference between...

The Healing Meat

Eduardo P. Archetti

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Eduardo P. Archetti was Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Valentina Napolitano

Valentina Napolitano

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Peter Worsley

Peter Worsley

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Guinea-pigs : Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

...In previous chapters we examined guinea-pig meat from the point of view of its transformation into food, which is served at the feasts that mark every kind of special event in both individual and community life. In these cultural contexts...

Eating at home: Kinned, shared and acquired bodies

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK and Research Associate at the SOAS Food Studies Centre, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Agency of Eating : Mediation, Food and the Body

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter examines the ways in which bodies are socially and corporeally kinned through the sharing of the substances of food in the context of family relations. Drawing upon and rereading classic ethnographic studies...

The Meat as Commodity

Eduardo P. Archetti

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Eduardo P. Archetti was Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Valentina Napolitano

Valentina Napolitano

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Peter Worsley

Peter Worsley

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Guinea-pigs : Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

...In previous chapters, we saw that the production of guinea-pigs takes place within a set of social relations that govern both consumption and circulation, since guinea-pigs are exchanged within a system of offerings, which emphasizes...

The Cultural Complexity of the Guinea-pig

Eduardo P. Archetti

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Eduardo P. Archetti was Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Valentina Napolitano

Valentina Napolitano

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Peter Worsley

Peter Worsley

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Guinea-pigs : Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

...In many cultures people find difficulty in thinking about the role of animals. How we treat them is often inconsistent and discontinuous. Some animals live in pleasant and lavish environments, as privileged members of domestic habitats....

The Meat Produced

Eduardo P. Archetti

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Eduardo P. Archetti was Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Valentina Napolitano

Valentina Napolitano

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Peter Worsley

Peter Worsley

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Guinea-pigs : Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

...In this chapter I shall focus on a few central aspects of the production of the guinea-pig as edible ‘meat’. Thus, the guinea-pig appears to be a ‘product’ that requires special attention when it is killed. Obviously the meat...

Eating ‘Global Food’ and its alternatives: Anxious, obscured and active bodies

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK and Research Associate at the SOAS Food Studies Centre, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Agency of Eating : Mediation, Food and the Body

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter continues the interrogation of how relations of distance and proximity, and sameness and otherness, are enacted through networks of relatedness between bodies, foods and discourse, and extends the discussion...