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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...

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...

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...

Critical food education: place, Taste, and community

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 the role of critical food education in the alternative food movement. It focuses on a farm-to-school educational initiative in the Medio Campidano province called “In the Country to Learn” (Satu Po Imparai)—involving...

Sharing and Transmitting Taste in a Professional Danish Restaurant Kitchen

Making Taste Public : Ethnographies of Food and the Senses

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Introduction Food taste may appear to be a very private experience of building a relationship between one’s senses and an object, with the capacity to impact through aromas and tastes. It is only you who...

Resistance farming and multifunctionality

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 describes four farming initiatives in the Cagliari area to discuss the important production sector of the alternative food system and its contributions to food democracy. It explores the return to farming of young Sardinians...

“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...