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Critical Food Insecurity

Megan Blake

Megan Blake is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lesson plan

...Introduction We all eat, but not all of us can access the food we need to live a healthy and active life. This is true for those in wealthy and emerging countries. In most instances, it is the most vulnerable who bear this burden...

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...

Potato philosophy

Rebecca Earle

Rebecca Earle is Professor in History at the University of Warwick, UK. She is the author of three books, including The Body of the Conquistador: Food, Race and the Colonial Experience in Spanish America, 1492-1700 (2012), which was Winner of the Conference on Latin America History 2013 Bolton-Johnson Prize, and The Return of the Native: Indians and Mythmaking in Spanish America, 1810-1930 (2008), which was Winner of the Conference on Latin American History's 2008 Bolton-Johnson Prize Honorable Mention. She has written about the history of food for The Conversation, BBC History Magazine, The Independent, and The Sunday Telegraph, among other publications. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Potato

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Giving thanks for potatoes The Angelus by Jean-François Millet shows two peasants offering thanks for their meagre harvest of potatoes. Millet’s original title for the painting was Prayer for the Potato Crop. Millet painted many...

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...

Soup Kitchen

John F. Mariani

John Mariani began his career as a journalist at New York magazine in 1973. Since then, he has become one of America’s premier food writers. He is a columnist for Esquire and Bloomberg News, was nominated three times for the James Beard Journalism Award, and is the author of several highly regarded books on food, including Mariani’s Coast-to-Coast Dining Guide, America Eats Out (winner of the IACP Julia Child Cookbook Award for reference), and, most recently, How Italian Food Conquered the World. He is also the author of The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink and editor of Italian Cuisine: Basic Cooking Techniques, the primary Italian cooking textbook of the Culinary Institute of America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink

Bloomsbury USA, 2013

Book chapter

...Originally an Army term for a mess kitchen, used in print since 1839. During the Great Depression it was used to describe a charitable organization’s kitchen, where free soup and bread were served to the poor and unemployed. Today soup...

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...

Food Systems in Crisis? The New Food Insecurity

Moya Kneafsey

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Moya Kneafsey is Professor of Human Geography, Food, and Local Development at the Centre for Agroecology, Water, and Resilience at Coventry University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Damian Maye

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Damian Maye is Professor of Agri-Food Studies at the Countryside and Community Research Institute, University of Gloucestershire, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lewis Holloway

Lewis Holloway is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Hull, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael K. Goodman

Michael K. Goodman is Professor of Geography at the University of Reading, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geographies of Food : An Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book chapter

...Introduction We start this chapter with extracts from a BBC documentary about farming in the twenty-first century. The film, A Farm for the Future (created by Rebecca Hosking), examines some of the ways that changes in availability...

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...