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Bring Home the Dead: Purity and Filth in Contemporary Funeral Homes

Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

Book chapter

...In 2001, television viewers from around the world were welcomed into the home of Nathaniel and Ruth Fisher, a fictitious North American family who owned and operated Fisher & Sons Funeral Home, located in present day Los Angeles...

Death at the Drive-Thru: Fast Food Betrayal in Bad Taste and Poultrygeist

Cynthia J. Miller

Cynthia J. Miller is a Scholar-in-Residence at Emerson College, USA, and a cultural anthropologist specializing in popular culture and visual media. She serves on the board of the National Popular Culture/American Culture Association, and is Treasurer and Governing Board member of the International Association for Media and History, as well as Director of Communication for the Center for the Study of Film and History. She also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Popular Television. She is the winner of the James Welsh Prize for lifetime achievement in adaptation studies and the Peter C. Rollins prize for a book-length work in popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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What’s Eating You? : Food and Horror on Screen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Mario Cortini and Philip Nutman, “Profile: Peter Jackson: Master of Bad Taste,” Gorezone 5 (January 1989): 20.In 1976, the first McDonald’s arrived in New Zealand, beginning a gradual shift in the nation’s food consumption emphasis from...

Prologue: Visible and invisible farming worlds

Hugh Campbell

Hugh Campbell holds a Professorial Chair of Sociology at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He has written extensively on the sociology of food. Prior to the University of Otago, he was Director at the Centre for the Study of Agriculture at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Farming Inside Invisible Worlds : Modernist Agriculture and Its Consequences

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...When we examine power in social worlds – even in a place as seemingly mundane as a farm – our eye is inevitably drawn towards visible expressions of power. For critical social theorists, activists and practitioners, a farm makes...

Epilogue: Theorizing the ontology of farms

Hugh Campbell

Hugh Campbell holds a Professorial Chair of Sociology at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He has written extensively on the sociology of food. Prior to the University of Otago, he was Director at the Centre for the Study of Agriculture at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Farming Inside Invisible Worlds : Modernist Agriculture and Its Consequences

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...In setting out to examine the power of farms as expressed through their ontology, this story has been focused on farms, their histories and their futures. My intention was to write a book that was accessible to anyone who was familiar...

The colonial farm and its powers

Hugh Campbell

Hugh Campbell holds a Professorial Chair of Sociology at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He has written extensively on the sociology of food. Prior to the University of Otago, he was Director at the Centre for the Study of Agriculture at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Farming Inside Invisible Worlds : Modernist Agriculture and Its Consequences

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...In Chapter 1, a different way of understanding the power of farms was introduced using the idea of political ontology. In the next two chapters, this relationship will be elaborated in a quite specific way: how do farms enact ontological...

Māori

Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia Volume 3 : Asia and Oceania

© ABC-Clio Inc, 2011

Encyclopedia entry

...Overview Aotearoa, or New Zealand, is an island nation located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, separated from Australia by the Tasman Sea. Aotearoa is usually taken to means “land of the long white...

Farming inside visible worlds

Hugh Campbell

Hugh Campbell holds a Professorial Chair of Sociology at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He has written extensively on the sociology of food. Prior to the University of Otago, he was Director at the Centre for the Study of Agriculture at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Farming Inside Invisible Worlds : Modernist Agriculture and Its Consequences

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Windsor Lodge and its legacies I haven’t set foot on the land at Windsor Lodge for over two decades, but during the writing of this book I have been able to re-visit my old family farm via the magic of virtual reality. An online database...

From colonial to modernist farming

Hugh Campbell

Hugh Campbell holds a Professorial Chair of Sociology at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He has written extensively on the sociology of food. Prior to the University of Otago, he was Director at the Centre for the Study of Agriculture at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Farming Inside Invisible Worlds : Modernist Agriculture and Its Consequences

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...Chapter 2 described the particular powers and agencies of the colonial farm, particularly in its role as the key site of interface between European and indigenous worlds. In some places, the farm was a site of collaborative experimentation,...

Pastoralism and the Transformation of the Open Grasslands

Seeds of Empire : The Environmental Transformation of New Zealand

I.B.Tauris, 2001

Book chapter

...Introduction The first large-scale transformation of New Zealand’s landscape by Europeans took place in the open country of the South Island between 1841, when organised settlement...

Learning about the Environment in Early Colonial New Zealand

Seeds of Empire : The Environmental Transformation of New Zealand

I.B.Tauris, 2001

Book chapter

...Introduction Takata pai, takata mohio Knowledge makes a person good Since the Enlightenment, European science has viewed the world as a web of interconnected and functionally related components. What has already...