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Soil Refusal: Thinking Earthly Matters as Radical Alterity

Manuel Tironi

Manuel Tironi is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Thinking with Soils : Material Politics and Social Theory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...Introduction Olivia had been telling me about planting a magnolia tree for a while. She is an enthusiastic and skillful gardener and spends long hours among her plants. Every time I visit her, I return home with seeds, baby plants, lemons,...

Knowing Earth, Knowing Soil: Epistemological Work and the Political Aesthetics of Regenerative Agriculture

Matthew Kearnes

Matthew Kearnes is Associate Professor and ARC Future Fellow in the School of Humanities and Languages, University of New South Wales, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lauren Rickards

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Thinking with Soils : Material Politics and Social Theory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...Introduction Soil carbon sequestration and regenerative agriculture have emerged as technologies of eco-social optimism. In the face of the dire warnings of “peak nitrate” and “peak phosphorus” on the one hand and climate change...

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...

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...

Defining “Modern Malaysian” Cuisine: Fusion or Ingredients?

Culinary Nationalism in Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Introduction If one were to look for the category “ modern Malaysian” among numerous Malaysian food blogs and cookbooks, one will be hard-pressed to find it. The label is relatively new, rare, and has not been widely used...

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...