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Global Brooklyn: Designing Food Experiences in World Cities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book chapter

...Sunny days in London are rare but glorious. The whole city feels different and happier, and unassuming places turn radiant—even Iceland, the Hackney outlet of the drab frozen food chain. This store is next to Hackney Central station...

Domestic labour, everyday pleasure and perspective in Simonetta Agnello Hornby’s culinary memoirs Un filo d’olio and Il pranzo di Mosè

Food and Women in Italian Literature, Culture and Society : Eve’s Sinful Bite

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...Born in 1945 in Palermo, lawyer, novelist, and food writer Simonetta Agnello Hornby is a naturalized British citizen and has spent most of her adult life living in London. Her writings, which range in genre from autobiography to historical...

From the Dirty City to the Spoiled Suburb

Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

Book chapter

...Perceptions of physical dirt and social disorder have long been central to the socio-spatial distinction between the urban and the suburban. The dirty/disorderly city is routinely juxtaposed with the pure/orderly suburb, a juxtaposition...

Spiritual Cleansing: Priests and Prostitutes in Early Victorian London

Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

Book chapter

...The reform of streetwalking prostitutes in Victorian London is an instance in the urban historical geography of dirt that emphasizes immaterial and spiritual as well as material and physical forms of filth. In this chapter I present a novel...

Mapping Sewer Spaces in mid-Victorian London

Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Sewers are paradoxically both signifiers of rational modernity and reliquaries of archaic fears: the literal and metaphorical bowels of the city, everyday yet alien spaces. The primary way of visualizing sewers is through maps, where, along...

FCJ-142 Spectacles and Tropes: Speculative Design and Contemporary Food Cultures

Why Food Matters : Critical Debates in Food Studies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book chapter

...Introduction Speculative design is a practice of creating imaginative projections of alternate presents and possible futures using design representations and objects. At times critical and at other times whimsical, it is a distinctive...

To Know, To Dwell, To Care: Towards an Actionable, Place-based Knowledge of Soils

Anna Krzywoszynska

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Anna Krzywoszynska is Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow, University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steve Banwart

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David Blacker

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Thinking with Soils : Material Politics and Social Theory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...Introduction: Elements of a Place-based Knowledge of Soils What is a soil? What we know about soils informs how we act on them, and how we act on them informs what we know about them. In most arenas associated with the modernization...

Hygiene Aesthetics on London’s Gay Scene: The Stigma of AIDS

Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

Book chapter

...In this chapter I explore how stereotypical notions of gay venues as corrupting spaces, primarily derived from cinema, were recycled in media representations of London’s gay scene in the 1980s. Although not specifically about ‘dirt...

Dirty Foods, Healthy Communities?

Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...How important are notions of impurity to rural spaces and societies? Suggestions that impurity is somehow central to rural England may appear counter-intuitive: thinking about what processes surrounded the construction of the English...

Food and Place Identity

Moya Kneafsey

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Moya Kneafsey is Professor of Human Geography, Food, and Local Development at the Centre for Agroecology, Water, and Resilience at Coventry University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Damian Maye

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Damian Maye is Professor of Agri-Food Studies at the Countryside and Community Research Institute, University of Gloucestershire, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lewis Holloway

Lewis Holloway is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Hull, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael K. Goodman

Michael K. Goodman is Professor of Geography at the University of Reading, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geographies of Food : An Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book chapter

...Introduction It is an understatement to say that the relationship between food and place identity is too broad to be covered in just one book chapter. Indeed, the topic is the subject matter of hundreds of academic books, chapters...