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Epilogue

Willa Zhen

Willa Zhen is Professor of Liberal Arts and Food Studies at The Culinary Institute of America, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Studies : A Hands-On Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Food Studies: A Hands-On Guide serves as a broad-ranging interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary introduction to the field of Food Studies. It is not meant to be an exhaustive, encyclopedic volume on everything Food Studies, but it is meant...

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

Book chapter

...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

Food and Museums

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...“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...

Epilogue

Anne Murcott

Anne Murcott is Honorary Professorial Research Associate, Food Studies Centre, Department of Anthropology, SOAS University of London, Professor Emerita, London South Bank University and Honorary Professor, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham. 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...

The Cultural Politics of Eating, Food, and the Body

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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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...

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

Book chapter

...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...

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

Book chapter

...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...