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Practices

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...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

Book chapter

...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....

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

Food, Masculinities, and Home: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...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...

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

Book chapter

...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...

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...
...Introduction The understanding that preparing and consuming food is a social act has its antecedents in the anthropological work ofLevi-Strauss (1964, 1969) and Douglas (1972). Acknowledging and diverging from this work, the field of food...

Caring about food

Kate Cairns

Kate Cairns is Assistant Professor of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University-Camden, USA. Her research brings an interdisciplinary approach to the study of culture and inequality, with particular focus on childhood, gender, and consumption. Kate has published in venues such as Gender & Society, Theory and Society, Journal of Consumer Culture, Antipode, and Gender and Education. Her current research explores educational initiatives that seek to connect children to their food. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Josée Johnston

Josée Johnston is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Toronto, Canada. Her major substantive interest is the sociological study of food, which is a lens for investigating questions relating to consumer culture, gender, and inequality.  She is the co-author of Foodies (2nd edition, 2015) with Shyon Baumann, and has published articles in venues including American Journal of Sociology, Journal of Consumer Culture, Signs, Theory and Society, and Gender and Society. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Femininity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...We live in mercurial times when it comes to food. Consumers are swamped with information telling them to care more about what they eat—to “connect” with local farmers, to teach children where food comes from, and to stave off obesity...

The Anthropology of Cooking

David Sutton

David Sutton is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Southern Illinois University. He is the author of Memories Cast in Stone: The Relevance of the Past in Everyday Life and Remembrance of Repasts: An Anthropology of Food and Memory. Both are published by Berg. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Handbook of Food and Anthropology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction There is little doubt that the study of food and food preparation can be traced back to the very beginnings of the discipline of modern anthropology, or even to the ancient anthropological reflections of Herodotus...

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 Work of Grocery Shopping

Shelley L. Koch

Shelley L. Koch is Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and Assistant Director of the Masters of Arts program in Community and Organizational Leadership at Emory & Henry College in Emory, Virginia, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Theory of Grocery Shopping : Food, Choice and Conflict

Berg, 2012

Book chapter

...As little research has been done from the perspective of grocery shoppers, I was interested in how shoppers felt about this activity. More than half of the shoppers in my study expressed some level of enjoyment in shopping: it got them out...