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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...

Balut: The Super Clickbait of the Internet

Margaret Magat

Margaret Magat is a Folklorist and Independent Scholar, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Balut : Fertilized Eggs and the Making of Culinary Capital in the Filipino Diaspora

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...In 2018, the “Balut Challenge” is available to anyone willing to consume it. Typing the words “balut challenge” online produces videos ranging from thousands of views to 10 million clicks of alleged first-time consumers trying this cultural...

“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...

“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...

Political Taste

Valeria Siniscalchi

Valeria Siniscalchi is Associate Professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Marseille, France. 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

...After their final meeting of 2010, the national board members of Slow Food Italia were invited to dinner in the town of Alba, in the Piedmont region of Italy, near the movement’s international headquarters in Bra. From...
...In September 2015 in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh (Map 3), a Muslim man named Mohammed Ikhlaq was beaten to death with sticks and bricks in his house by an angry Hindu mob over a rumor, spread by the local Hindu temple, that he had slaughtered...

Transnational domestic masculinity: Japanese men’s home cooking in Australia

Food, Masculinities, and Home: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...IntroductionMen’s home cooking has recently become an important focus of emerging research with the increasing presence of men around domestic kitchens—both actual and media-presented—in industrial societies (Swenson 2009: 36–53). A key...

Cool kids cook: Girls and boys in the foodie kitchen

Food, Masculinities, and Home: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction In February 2013, 12-year-old “celebrity kid chef” and healthy-eating advocate Haile Thomas stood by American First Lady Michelle Obama as her honored guest, listening to the president address the nation. Five months later...

The Taste of Reef

Making Taste Public : Ethnographies of Food and the Senses

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...This chapter explores the changes in food preferences and taste in a specific Pacific context, reflecting David Sutton’s point (2010: 219) that while studies of changes in food habits are quite common, ethnographic cases in which...

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

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...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...