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The geography of silence: Food and tragedy in globalizing America

Bryant Simon

Bryant Simon is Professor of History at Temple University, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food, Power, and Agency

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Emmett Roe did not care if people whispered about his boxy crew cut or his rumpled jacket. He did not mind if they groused about the ramshackle appearance of his dingy and nearly windowless factory. He just wanted people to stay out of his...

Ending World Hunger: The Promise of Biotechnology and the Threat of Antiscience Zealotry

Food History: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 4 : Contemporary Transitions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...During the 20th century, conventional breeding produced a vast number of varieties and hybrids that contributed immensely to higher grain yield, stability of harvests, and farm income. Despite the successes of the Green Revolution...
...Agony and Desire: Food Provisioning in Socialist and Postsocialist Europe Food provisioning and eating practices were central to the socialist projects in Eastern Europe...

Kitchen mishaps: Performances of masculine domesticity in American comedy films

Fabio Parasecoli

Fabio Parasecoli is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Food Studies at the New School in New York City. Among his publications are Food Culture in Italy and Bite Me: Food and Popular Culture (2008). 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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...Food has historically played a visible role in comedy films by offering opportunities for physical slapstick, interactions among characters, and embarrassing situations. Banana peels, pie in the face, and disgusting ingredients forced...

The Marketing Department

Marianne Elisabeth Lien

Marianne E. Lien Associate Professor in Social Anthropology,University of Oslo. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marketing and Modernity : An Ethnography of Marketing Practice

Berg, 1997

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...Viking Foods is a well-established, major Norwegian food manufacturing company. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Viking Foods was going through a period of significant expansion. This was partly due to several mergers with minor...

Materializing Good Ideas: The Poultry Project

Marianne Elisabeth Lien

Marianne E. Lien Associate Professor in Social Anthropology,University of Oslo. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marketing and Modernity : An Ethnography of Marketing Practice

Berg, 1997

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...The present chapter is an empirical outline and analysis of a series of events referred to as the poultry project (‘fjørfeprosjektet’). It is a case study that exemplifies how a rather vague idea of ‘making something with poultry’ gradually...

Setting the Scene

Marianne Elisabeth Lien

Marianne E. Lien Associate Professor in Social Anthropology,University of Oslo. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marketing and Modernity : An Ethnography of Marketing Practice

Berg, 1997

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...The ethnographic analysis is based upon fieldwork in the market­ ing department of a major Norwegian food manufacturer, which I refer to as Viking Foods. A major part of the ethnographic material was collected during nine months...

Continuity and Change in British Restaurants, 1951–2001: Evidence from the Good Food Guide

Eating Out in Europe : Picnics, Gourmet Dining and Snacks since the Late Eighteenth Century

Berg, 2003

Book chapter

...Introducing the Good Food Guide Britain has a reputation for indifferent cuisine, which has been reflected in an undistinguished restaurant culture throughout most of the twentieth century. Perhaps the nadir...

Milk, Adulteration, Disgust: Making Legal Meaning

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The authors wish to thank the Manna Center for Food Safety and Security at Tel Aviv University for its generous support, as well as Tomer Shahal, Dan Largman, and Shai Oksenberg for their excellent research assistance and Zohar Kohavi...

Remembered Gifts, Forgotten Commodities?

David E. Sutton

David E. Sutton Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food History: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 4 : Contemporary Transitions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In the last chapter I employed some current theories of ritual practice to bring together approaches to food and memory. In this chapter I begin with another classic anthropological topic: exchange. While exchanges of food have been...