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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...

Tasting Power, Tasting Territory

Nina Levent

Nina Levent is the CEO of West & East Art Group, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Irina D. Mihalache

Irina D. Mihalache is Assistant Professor of Museum Studies at the University of Toronto, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Museums

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...“Food, glorious food” is the opening song from Lionel Bart’s 1960s musical—later turned into a film—Oliver! based on Charles Dickens’ classic Oliver Twist. As the rag-dressed orphans line-up for their daily bowl of unappetizing gruel...

Introduction: Food, Power, and Agency

Jürgen Martschukat

Jürgen Martschukat is Professor of History at Erfurt University, Germany Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bryant Simon

Bryant Simon is Professor of History at Temple University, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food, Power, and Agency

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In 1961, Annales, the leading and most innovative historical and interdisciplinary journal of the time, published a piece by the French philosopher Roland Barthes on the significance of food for understanding the past and the present....

Commodities

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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...Karl Marx once famously remarked that a commodity appears at first sight to be a “very trivial thing” but that further analysis showed it to be of bewildering complexity, “full...

Exotic

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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...Referring literally to things that originate from outside, modern Western ideas of the exotic took on their current meaning in the first half of the nineteenth century where, through the discourse of Orientalism (Said 1978), the term...

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...
...Rampaging through the kitchen—terrorizing staff as he tosses about pots, pans, and whatever else comes in his way as he searches for the trysting spot of his wife Georgina (Helen Mirren) and her bookish lover Michael (Alan Howard)—Albert...

Eating bodies and bodies of eating: Theoretical foundations

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

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...Introduction This chapter outlines the key concepts and theoretical influences found in the following pages. I first examine what eating is and explore how it arguably differs from other embodied experiences with food, and how...

Slow Living in the Global Everyday

Wendy Parkins

Wendy Parkins is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English, University of Otago, New Zealand. She is the editor of Fashioning the Body Politic: Dress, Gender, Citizenship. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geoffrey Craig

Geoffrey Craig is Professor of Journalism an Director of Research at the University of Kent, UK. He is the author of The Media, Politics and Public Life. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Slow Living

Berg, 2006

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...A revolution takes place when and only when … people can no longer lead their everyday lives.A new relationship between the individual, the local and the global is emerging, and it is here, not in the public realm of governance...

Speculation and food prices

Brian Gardner

Brian Gardner has been analyzing, writing about and commenting on European and international agriculture and food policy developments for more than thirty years. Notable publications include European Agriculture: Policies, Production and Trade, Growing Pains: New Europe and the CAP in The Perfect Union? New Europe and the EU (edited by Roger Gough) and A Guide to the Reformed CAP. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Global food futures : Feeding the world in 2050

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...What is speculation? Speculation is generally acknowledged to be the practice of engaging in an uncertain financial transaction in an attempt to profit from short-term or medium-term fluctuations in the market value of a commodity, rather...