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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...

“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 at 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...

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...

‘Food scares’ and the regulation of supply chains

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anxious Appetites : Food and consumer culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...This chapter focuses on a recent food ‘incident’ concerning the widespread adulteration of beef products with horsemeat that occurred throughout Europe in 2013. As will be discussed later in the chapter, referring to the horsemeat...

Cultures of Corn and Anti-GMO Activism in Mexico and Colombia

Food Activism : Agency, Democracy and Economy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Without corn there is no country. (Sin maíz, no hay país.)—Slogan from Mexican anti-GMO network In Defense of MaizeWe [the Zenú] are maize seeds, we are people of corn. We have more than thirty native varieties that are the legacy of our...