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Security

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Security delineates a space free from care, worry, and anxiety. Security implies safety. Within a secure space subjects are free to move without impedance to their well-being. Security is freedom. Delineating a space of security, however...

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

Food History: Critical and Primary Sources : Contemporary Transitions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...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...

Ethical Perception

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

...In The American Way of Eating, Tracie McMillan (2012) is on a journey and we, the readers, are invited to tag along. McMillan’s basic story involves going undercover as a journalist and finding a job in each of three stages of food...

Media

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...A medium (plural media) is “any material through which something else may be transmitted” and media of communication are therefore “any means by which messages may be transmitted” (Hartley 2005: 142). Compared with John Hartley...

Sustainability

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...The global food system devours resources, and excretes its pollution and waste, on a scale to compete with any other field of human activity. It is also profoundly vulnerable to the processes of resource depletion and environmental change...

The Nutrition of Women in the Developing World

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...There are at least two reasons why the nutritional status of women should be distinguished from that of men. The first is that a woman’s nutritional status has a direct impact on her children. Better-nourished mothers lead...

Food (In)Security in the Global “North” and “South”

The Handbook of Food Research

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Food security is defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations as existing when “all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet...

Observer, Critic, Activist: Anthropological Encounters with Food Insecurity

The Handbook of Food and Anthropology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Anthropology, Human Rights and Activism After the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was published, and until the mid-1980s, anthropologists showed little interest in human rights. Then followed a time...

Trends in Food Retail: The Supermarket and Beyond

Shelley Koch

Shelley Koch is Associate Professor of Sociology at Emory & Henry College, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Handbook of Food and Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Perhaps as closely bound up with the role eating plays in everyday lives is the act of buying food: where, how much, and how often. Food shoppers in industrialized countries have a seemingly endless number of products and stores to choose...

Learning to Exchange Words of Food in the Marquesas

Food : Ethnographic Encounters

Berg, 2013

Book chapter

...Often enough after mentioning to some new acquaintance in America that I spent a year doing doctoral research on an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, I get a response along these lines: “Poor thing, it must have been so tough...