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Practices

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The term “practice” carries several meanings. In common usage, it refers to concrete doing (as opposed to abstract theorizing, for example) and to the repetitive doing of something to get better at it. Where researchers and intellectuals...

Introduction

Michelle Szabo

Michelle Szabo is Professor of Environmental Studies and Sociology at Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shelley Koch

Shelley Koch is Associate Professor of Sociology at Emory & Henry College, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food, Masculinities, and Home: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Why this book? The terms masculinity and home are not closely associated in the Western imagination. “Home” has traditionally been women’s realm and continues to be associated in many ways with women’s presence and feminine care and duty...

The Lactating Man

Mathilde Cohen

Mathilde Cohen is Professor of Law and the Robert D. Glass Research Scholar at the University of Connecticut, USA. Cohen is a Research Fellow at the CNRS, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making Milk : The Past, Present, and Future of Our Primary Food

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...For helpful conversations and comments on earlier drafts, I am grateful to Amy DiBona, Elizabeth Emens, Beth Jones Connel, Yoriko Otomo, Joshua Perldeiner, and Darren Rosenblum. For excellent research assistance, I thank the University...

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...

Convenience

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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Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Convenience is often invoked within the business and marketing literature as an explanatory term in accounting for consumer behavior whether...

Moral Economy

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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Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...The idea of a “moral economy” is often counterposed to the apparently rational operation of the political-economy. The contrast is part of a longer history that looks with suspicion on the commercialization and commodification of social...

Kitchens

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Kitchens © Angela Meah. According to Terence Conran, “The kitchen mirrors more effectively than any other room in the house the great social changes that have taken place...

The Visible and the Invisible: (De)regulation in Contemporary Cleaning Practices

Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...In her postscript to Chasing Dirt, Suellen Hoy asks: ‘Are we as clean as we used to be? Probably not. At least, that’s my quick and dirty answer to the one question I am most frequently asked.’ Hoy, Suellen, Chasing...

Domestic Workers and Pollution in Brazil

Livia Barbosa

Livia Barbosa is Professor of Anthropology and Research Director at the Center of Advanced Studies of the Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and has written extensively on food trends and habits in Brazil. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Brazilian middle-class families, like those in other South American countries, still enjoy the possibility of help with housework on a regular basis. This help comes predominantly in the form of live-in maids (empregada que dorme) or daily...

Time and the Home Cook

Roblyn Rawlins

Roblyn Rawlins is Professor of Sociology at The College of New Rochelle, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David Livert

David Livert is Associate Professor of Psychology at Pennsylvania State University, Lehigh Valley, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making Dinner : How American Home Cooks Produce and Make Meaning Out of the Evening Meal

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The primary factor that decreases enjoyment and meaning-making in cooking dinner is time. Time scarcity causes cooks to feel rushed, makes cooking feel like a chore, and causes negative emotions. A lack of synchronicity in family schedules...