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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...

Rewriting the Call to Charity

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 sign above the entrance to the Interfaith Food Shelf reads, “I was hungry and you gave me food.” There is no doubt that this religious evocation is inspirational for most of the volunteers who help distribute emergency food...

The pattern of food consumption

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

Book chapter

...The pattern of world food consumption is continuously changing. Even the once-predictable dietary pattern of the developed countries is changing. Most important, for the future of world food production, the foods consumed in emerging...

Developing Narrative Skill

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

...So far I have urged the reader to focus attention on particular features of stories about food, suggesting that we can learn something new about food justice in this way. Specifically, food justice narratives are counterstories...

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

Book chapter

...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...