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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

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

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...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

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...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...
...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...

“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...