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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

Book chapter

...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...

Producing Things: Material Media and Moralities of Production

Isabelle de Solier

Isabelle de Solier is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Victoria University, Australia. She has published on food in the European Journal of Cultural Studies, Continuum, and the edited collection Exposing Lifestyle Television, and is the editor of Food Cultures, a special issue of Cultural Studies Review. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and the Self : Materializing Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Production has historically held a higher moral value than consumption, and it continues to do so in the new forms of self-making through material culture in postindustrial society. But today, it is both the old or industrial sense...
...Introduction The understanding that preparing and consuming food is a social act has its antecedents in the anthropological work ofLevi-Strauss (1964, 1969) and Douglas (1972). Acknowledging and diverging from this work, the field of food...

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...

Kava

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...Kava is both a plant and a drink made from that plant for ritual occasions. Kava usage is limited mostly to the Pacific basin, where it occurs widely from New Guinea in the west to the Marquesas in the east, and from Hawaii in the north...

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...

Blogging: Digital Leisure and Material Media Production

Isabelle De Solier

Isabelle de Solier is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Victoria University, Australia. She has published on food in the European Journal of Cultural Studies, Continuum, and the edited collection Exposing Lifestyle Television, and is the editor of Food Cultures, a special issue of Cultural Studies Review. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food History: Critical and Primary Sources : Contemporary Transitions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...In late modernity, individuals increasingly go about constructing a life of one’s own not only in the material world but also in the digital world. The Internet has become a primary site of self-formation in the twenty-first century...

Melbourne: Care, Ethics, and Social Enterprise Meet Global Café Culture

Tania Lewis

Tania Lewis is Deputy Dean of Research and Innovation and an Associate Professor in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University, Australia. Her other publications include Telemodernities: Television and Transforming Lives in Asia (2016), and Digital Ethnography: Principles and Practices (2016), and Smart Living: Lifestyle Media and Popular Expertise (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oliver Vodeb

Global Brooklyn: Designing Food Experiences in World Cities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book chapter

...Introduction Melbourne has become a striking gastronomic metropolis, known for one of the world’s most acclaimed coffee cultures and an artfully aestheticized, hipster-friendly café scene. The city is also known—at least among global...

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...

Consuming Things: Material Cultures and Moralities of Consumption

Isabelle de Solier

Isabelle de Solier is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Victoria University, Australia. She has published on food in the European Journal of Cultural Studies, Continuum, and the edited collection Exposing Lifestyle Television, and is the editor of Food Cultures, a special issue of Cultural Studies Review. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and the Self : Materializing Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Questions of morality are central to consumption, both to scholarly understandings of it and to how people negotiate it in their practices of self-making. Daniel Miller argues that consumption has been viewed negatively throughout history...