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Packaging

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Packaging © Angela Meah. Food packages are literally to be found everywhere, in supermarkets and convenience stores, in restaurants, in workplaces, and in the homes...

Waste

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Waste © Angela Meah. Waste is matter that has crossed a contingent cultural line that separates it from stuff that is worth keeping or using. The stark statistics representing just how much matter could...

Eating for self and society: Responsible, acceptable and abject bodies

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is a senior lecturer in anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Agency of Eating : Mediation, Food and the Body

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction This final ethnographic chapter extends the discussion of global foods and its alternatives by further examining how the self and ‘other’ are constituted by eating foods socially labelled as ‘good’ and ‘bad’. My focus shifts...

Materialities

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...“Materialities” is a word that embraces and invokes a range of ways of thinking, which together can cast distinctive light on the ways in which the matter of food matters. The word is one of those pieces of academic jargon that can...

Rethinking ‘convenience’ and food waste

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anxious Appetites : Food and consumer culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Building on the previous chapter which focused on consumer anxieties about food at the household level of everyday domestic practice, this final empirical chapter demonstrates the value of applying a similar approach to two further areas...

Media

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...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...

Food Waste: ‘How does so much perfectly edible food get thrown away?’

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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...Every year, an average Malaysian household throws away more than one month’s salary on food they don’t eatPetaling, Jaya (2016) TheStaronline 31 May. Available at:...

Ordinary Domestic Practice: Conceptualizing, Researching, Representing

David Evans

David Evans is Lecturer in Sociology and Research Fellow of the Sustainable Consumption Institute at the University of Manchester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Waste : Home Consumption, Material Culture and Everyday Life

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In public and policy debates about food waste, households and consumers are positioned and represented in very particular ways. At worst, they are blamed and chastised for current levels of waste generation and at best, responsibilities...

Conclusion: Living with Food, Reducing Waste

David Evans

David Evans is Lecturer in Sociology and Research Fellow of the Sustainable Consumption Institute at the University of Manchester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Waste : Home Consumption, Material Culture and Everyday Life

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In summary, this book has gone behind closed doors—into the lives and homes of ordinary people—to explore some of the ways in which stuff that is “food” becomes stuff that is “waste.” Chapters 3 and 4 focussed on how “food” becomes...

Anxiety, Routine and Over-provisioning

David Evans

David Evans is Lecturer in Sociology and Research Fellow of the Sustainable Consumption Institute at the University of Manchester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Waste : Home Consumption, Material Culture and Everyday Life

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In discussing how food becomes surplus, the previous chapter necessarily glossed over some of the things that households could be doing in order to slow or prevent these movements. It would be entirely reasonable for you to be thinking...