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Would you eat a red speckled egg?

Nicole Walker

Nicole Walker is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, USA. Her previous books include Canning Peaches for the Apocalypse (2017), Bending Genre: Essays on Creative Nonfiction (co-edited with Margot Singer, Bloomsbury, 2013), and Quench Your Thirst With Salt, winner of the 2011 Zone 3 nonfiction prize. Her work has appeared in Fence, the Iowa Review, Fourth Genre, Shenandoah, New American Writing, the Seneca Review, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. She has been granted a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Egg

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...A vulture’s egg wears its turkey neck on the outside in speckled red dots, like a crime scene. You take the spattering as a sign of bloody lust. Its speckles seem arbitrary and disorganized, just like love or a body accidentally run over...

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

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...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...

Introduction: Sociology, Food and Eating

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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Introducing the Sociology of Food & Eating

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Look at the illustration on the front cover of this book. Part of a painting called ‘Breakfast’ by Alfred Janes, it freezes a moment of a family’s weekday morning in 1950s Britain. It powerfully conveys a sense simultaneously of the social...

Historical Methods In Food Studies Research

Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller, Colorado State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jonathan Deutsch

Jonathan Deutsch is professor and program director in the Department of Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, and Food Science at Goodwin College, Drexel University, USA, Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Studies : An Introduction to Research Methods

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...A knowledge of history gives us a feeling for the possibility of change.Peter Novick (1988), in his book, That Noble Dream, a look at “objectivity” in historical research, relates the story of a politician who says that writing a clear...

Introduction

Jonathan Rees

Jonathan Rees is Professor of History at Colorado State University - Pueblo, USA. He is the author of four books, including of Refrigeration Nation: A History of Ice, Appliances, and Enterprise in America (2013) and Industrialization and the Transformation of American Life: A Brief Introduction (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Refrigerator

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...“It’s lunchtime here in Stockholm. Let’s take a look at a random Swede’s fridge.” That particular Swede was named Heather Jonasson, and the fact that she had control of the official Twitter account of her entire country on February 24...

Food, Design, and Innovation: From Professional Specialization to Citizen Involvement

Fabio Parasecoli

Fabio Parasecoli is Professor of Food Studies in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, New York University, 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

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...In the past two decades, as large portions of humanity still struggle to secure enough to eat on a daily basis, in postindustrial societies, food has become a highly contested site for the formation of individual and collective identities...

Foodscapes

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Differing from most of the food-words discussed in this volume, the term foodscape is one that has not worked its way into everyday vocabulary. Neither is it a very well-known concept in food studies research. Within those contexts where...

Conclusion: Sociology, Food and Eating

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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Introducing the Sociology of Food & Eating

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This chapter brings Introducing the Sociology of Food and Eating to a close by recapitulating the book’s prime intention of illuminating contrasts between ‘conventional wisdoms’ and ‘sociological thinking’. The former, ‘what everybody...

Performing With(in) Food

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Food and Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Overture . . . in which a staging is suggested . . . In the domain of food, many things perform and in many different ways. Under the appropriate conditions, seeds germinate, grow into plants, and produce fruiting bodies (themselves...

Men’s foodwork in food systems: Social representations of masculinities and cooking at home

Food, Masculinities, and Home: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction How is the engagement of men with food activities represented and enacted at home? This chapter considers how social representations of men and food at home can be interpreted using different ways of thinking about...