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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...

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...

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...

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...

Pioneer Grassland Farming: Pragmatism, Innovation and Experimentation

Seeds of Empire : The Environmental Transformation of New Zealand

I.B.Tauris, 2001

Book chapter

...Introduction Within ten years of the start of organised settlement, British colonists had recognised that the carrying capacity of New Zealand’s extensive low shrub and tussock grasslands...

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...

Bound Bodies

Fat : Culture and Materiality

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...The provocative book on fat identity Revolting Bodies? begins with a question: “Are fat bodies revolting?” (LeBesco 2004: 1). In posing this question, the author introduces the dominant discourse of the fat body as the abhorrent body, while...

Conclusion

Tom Brooking

Tom Brooking is Professor of History at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He is co-editor (with Eric Pawson) of Environmental Histories of New Zealand (2002) and is a member of the Council of the Agricultural History Society. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Eric Pawson

Eric Pawson is Professor of Geography at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He chaired the Advisory Committee for the New Zeland Historical Atlas. In 2007 he received the Distinguished New Zealand Geographer Medal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seeds of Empire : The Environmental Transformation of New Zealand

I.B.Tauris, 2001

Book chapter

...Introduction In this book, we have set out to answer a central question: how, why and with what consequences did the transformation of New Zealand into empires of grass occur? Our analysis has come down to an overarching...

The Farmer, Science and the State in New Zealand

Paul Star

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Tom Brooking

Tom Brooking is Professor of History at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He is co-editor (with Eric Pawson) of Environmental Histories of New Zealand (2002) and is a member of the Council of the Agricultural History Society. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seeds of Empire : The Environmental Transformation of New Zealand

I.B.Tauris, 2001

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...Introduction Between 1890 and 1930 the source of New Zealand’s economic prosperity narrowed to an almost total dependence on the growth of grass for conversion by cattle and sheep into dairy produce, wool and meat...

Food supply policies

Brian Gardner

Brian Gardner has been analyzing, writing about and commenting on European and international agriculture and food policy developments for more than thirty years. Notable publications include European Agriculture: Policies, Production and Trade, Growing Pains: New Europe and the CAP in The Perfect Union? New Europe and the EU (edited by Roger Gough) and A Guide to the Reformed CAP. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Global food futures : Feeding the world in 2050

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Governments throughout the ages have sought to direct, control, and regulate the production of food. Almost always the primary objective was to ensure security of supply. In the ancient world the pharaohs of Egypt famously imposed...