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Epilogue

Anne Murcott

Anne Murcott is Professorial Research Associate, Food Studies Centre, Department of Anthropology, SOAS University of London and Honorary Professor, School of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Nottingham, UK. Among her books is The Sociology of Food: Eating, Diet and Culture (with Stephen Mennell and Anneke van Otterloo). In 2009 she received an honorary doctorate from the University of Uppsala. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Politics of Food

Berg, 2004

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...Introduction Both food and politics are fundamentals in human society . . . Without food an individual eventually dies; if too many do so, whole groups die out . . . Power, and its (mal)distribution, is an ever-present feature...

Farming

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Richard Lee

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Farming © Angela Meah. Farming encompasses a wide variety of organized land- or marine-based activities...

Waste

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Waste © Angela Meah. Waste is matter that has crossed a contingent cultural line that separates it from stuff that is worth keeping or using. The stark statistics representing just how much matter could...

Introduction: Food and Animal Welfare

Henry Buller

Henry Buller is Professor of Geography at the University of Exeter, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Emma Roe

Emma Roe is Associate Professor in Human Geography at the University of Southampton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Animal Welfare

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...We largely take farm animals’ lives (and deaths) for granted when we eat them and their products. For most of us, meat, egg and dairy consumption has become so distinct – geographically, morally, aesthetically – from livestock...

Labeling

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Labelling © Angela Meah. In North America, Europe, and beyond, debates about labels for nutritional content, country of origin, fair trade, food miles, expiry dates...

Authenticity

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...While in most spheres of life, “authenticity” is considered an overwhelmingly positive trait, providing one of the philosophical foundations for exercising ethical judgment (cf. Trilling 1972; Taylor 1992), the term is regarded...

Conclusion: A Cuisine of Scarcity

Carol Helstosky

Carol F. Helstosky is Assistant Professor of European History at the University of Denver. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Garlic and Oil : Politics and Food in Italy

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...This book has examined the impact of politics on Italian consumers’ food choices by highlighting the role of the national government. It is curious, perhaps, that this analysis turns on the activities of Italian government, which has...

Energy and Protein Metabolism

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...In conventional scientific usage, when the word metabolism is joined with energy, it takes on a somewhat different meaning than when it is joined with protein. The latter – protein metabolism – usually includes consideration...

Responsibility

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Conventional definitions suggest that to be responsible is to be morally accountable for one’s actions. But morality and accountability are equally applicable at scales beyond the individual, as in current debates about corporate social...

Safety

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Skill © Angela Meah. Eating is a fundamentally ambivalent experience, necessary for the maintenance of health but at the same time threatening exposure to illness and disease...