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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...

Practicing Philosophy

Beth A. Dixon

Beth A. Dixon is Professor of Philosophy at State University of New York College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Justice and Narrative Ethics : Reading Stories for Ethical Awareness and Activism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The individual stories included here focus on the particular lived experiences of individuals who are hungry, who work in the fields to pick our food, and those who suffer from obesity. These stories create vivid snapshots of injustice...

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...

The Cultural Politics of Eating, Food, and the Body

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is a senior lecturer in anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lesson plan

...Introduction This unit explores the cultural politics of eating and examines the interplays between food, eating, and the body. It focuses on the ways in which a range of cultural actors and institutions—such as the media, restaurants...

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...

Conclusion

Atsuko Ichijo

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Atsuko Ichijo is Associate Professor of Politics, Kingston University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Venetia Johannes

Venetia Johannes is Postdoctoral Research Associate at Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ronald Ranta

Ronald Ranta is Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Kingston University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Emergence of National Food : The Dynamics of Food and Nationalism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This volume explores the following question: “under what circumstances does (or does not) national food emerge?” What might appear to be an eclectic range of cases is assembled...