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Waste

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...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...

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

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

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...

Governance

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Governance is frequently distinguished from government, the latter referring to the power and rule of the state, the former to the regulatory role of various state and nonstate mechanisms (see, for example, Jessop 1995; Stoker 1998)....

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...

Food Subsidies and Interventions for Infant and Child Nutrition

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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...One hundred and fifty million children, or one in three, in the developing world are seriously malnourished (United Nations Development Program 1990). This includes 38 million children underweight, 13 million wasted, and 42 million stunted....

A History of Food in Popular Culture Over the Life Span

Amy Bentley

Amy Bentley is Associate Professor of Food Studies in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health at New York University, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shayne Leslie Figueroa

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The Bloomsbury Handbook of Food and Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Jars of Gerber baby food carrots and peas, brightly colored lunch boxes festooned with beloved Scooby-Doo cartoon characters, Atkins low-carb ready-to-eat meals, and Ensure liquid supplements: What do these products have in common and how...

Ecology

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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...As a branch of biology, ecology comprises the scientific study of the relationship between plant and animal organisms and their environment. The term was coined in 1866 by the German scientist Ernst Haeckel. Ecological thinking was further...

Provenance

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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...Literally referring to place of origin (where things come from), “provenance” is derived from the French verb provenir. In everyday English usage, provenance is most often...

Extract from Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation

Food History: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 4 : Contemporary Transitions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Entitlements and OwnershipStarvation is the characteristic of some people not having enough food to eat. It is not the characteristic of there being not enough food to eat. While the latter can be a cause of the former, it is but one...