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“Don’t try this at home”: Men on TV, women in the kitchen

Food, Masculinities, and Home: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction There has been a flurry of interest in men’s cooking recently, both in popular culture and academic literature. The omission of women from Time’s 2013 “Gods of Food” issue brought to the public eye what scholars and culinary...

Farmworkers: “It is Very Ugly Here”

Beth A. Dixon

Beth A. Dixon is Professor of Philosophy at State University of New York College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Justice and Narrative Ethics : Reading Stories for Ethical Awareness and Activism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Three times a day, the bus stops. Two stops a day for food, each time for thirty minutes at a roadside restaurant I would never choose to visit. The restaurants are dirty, with flies all over and a few workers trying frantically to get food...

“Women have a gift for cooking”: Israeli male teachers’ view of domestic cookery

Food, Masculinities, and Home: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter explores why Israeli males who have opted for teaching as their second career and are married to careerist women who provide the bulk of the household income do not embrace home cooking in a traditionally...

What is (not) Food? The Construction of Food Waste as a Social Problem

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Food and Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...In July 2014, John Oliver dedicated an episode of his new and popular HBO Last Week Tonight series to food waste. Oliver opened the segment by observing the plethora of all you can eat commercials on American television, and linked...

Women, Gender, and Agency in Italian Food Activism

Carole Counihan

Carole Counihan is Professor Emerita of Anthropology, Millersville University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Activism : Agency, Democracy and Economy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter presents four women’s experiences of food activism in Italy to analyze the different challenges and opportunities they encounter. The chapter considers their experiences against the backdrop of gender...

Food, Slow Food, and middle-class activism

Carole Counihan

Carole Counihan is Professor Emerita of Anthropology, Millersville University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Italian Food Activism in Urban Sardinia : Place, Taste, and Community

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...This chapter explores middle class food activism through a case study of Slow Food, an international membership association founded in Italy devoted to food system change. All members belong to local chapters and carry out...

Ethnography of Italian food activism

Carole Counihan

Carole Counihan is Professor Emerita of Anthropology, Millersville University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Italian Food Activism in Urban Sardinia : Place, Taste, and Community

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...This chapter introduces the book’s setting, methodology, and main arguments. It describes Cagliari, a city of 160,000 residents, and its centrality to Sardinia’s history, economy, and food system. It describes food activism as people...

Taste Activism in Urban Sardinia, Italy

Carole Counihan

Carole Counihan is Professor Emerita of Anthropology, Millersville University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making Taste Public : Ethnographies of Food and the Senses

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Thanks to Jim Taggart, Susanne Højlund and Penny Van Esterik for their helpful comments on earlier drafts of this chapter. Thanks to Professor Gabriella Da Re and Professor Benedetto Meloni for invitations to be a visiting professor...

Conclusion: Italian food activism and global democracy

Carole Counihan

Carole Counihan is Professor Emerita of Anthropology, Millersville University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Italian Food Activism in Urban Sardinia : Place, Taste, and Community

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...This chapter evaluates the relevance of food activism in Cagliari to similar efforts around the globe. Three issues were central: place, taste, and community. This conclusion examines how these foci contribute to the overriding goal of food...

Obesity, Responsibility, and Situated Agency

Beth A. Dixon

Beth A. Dixon is Professor of Philosophy at State University of New York College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Justice and Narrative Ethics : Reading Stories for Ethical Awareness and Activism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...“There is almost no accounting for personal responsibility. People should be (and I believe they are) capable of not consuming everything the market throws their way” (as quoted in Guthman 2011, 50). This quote invites us to take a closer...