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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...

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...

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...

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...

Introduction

Leo Coleman

Leo Coleman is Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Studies at The Ohio State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food : Ethnographic Encounters

Berg, 2013

Book chapter

...Nobody, not even anthropologists or other researchers, can go without food, and it should be obvious that food is somehow part of any attempt to understand social life and relationships. After all, we eat whenever we get together...

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

Food History: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 4 : 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...

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...

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...