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Introduction: Materialities and Metaphors of Dirt and Cleanliness

Ben Campkin

Ben Campkin is Lecturer in Architectural History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. With Paul Dobraszczyk he is co-editor of 'Architecture and Dirt', a special issue of the Journal of Architecture (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rosie Cox

Rosie Cox is Senior Lecturer in London Studies at Birkbeck, University of London She is the author of The Servant Problem: Paid Domestic Work in a Global Economy (I.B. Tauris, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...All of us conceive of ‘dirt’, and attempt to avoid or eliminate it on a daily basis. The word has a broad range of associations, yet we seldom question what precisely we mean by it, or why exactly dirt needs to be cleaned. Materially...

Race and Ethnicity

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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Angela Meah

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Race © Angela Meah. “Race” is one of the most toxic words in the English language, associated throughout history with some of the most appalling...

Adolescent Nutrition and Fertility

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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...The relationship between nutrition and adolescent fertility has been a topic of much discussion in recent research on human biology. The apparent increase in the incidence of teenage pregnancy in Western societies has led some researchers...

Exotic

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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Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Referring literally to things that originate from outside, modern Western ideas of the exotic took on their current meaning in the first half of the nineteenth century where, through the discourse of Orientalism (Said 1978), the term...

“The red gums were their own”: Food, Flesh, and the Female in Beloved

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...It took more than a decade for Beloved, Toni Morrison’s 1987 novel of a former slave haunted by the child she killed, to be adapted for the screen. Thematically rich, the film explores complex issues of race, gender, sex, and motherhood...

Gender and Food Television: A Transnational Perspective on the Gendered Identities of Televised Celebrity Chefs

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Food and Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Food and media are closely interwoven in contemporary everyday practices, from cookbook reading in bed, to online recipe searches and posting food images on social media. However, food media have been important for centuries and a part...

Celiac Disease

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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...Historical Perspective Celiac disease has been recognized for centuries (Dowd and Walker-Smith 1974...

Class

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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Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In his account of eating and taste in France and England since the Middle Ages, Stephen Mennell (1985: 17) argues that, compared to national, religious, or other differences, class has been overwhelmingly the strongest influence in shaping...

Height and Nutrition

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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...Scientists have long recognized that there is a close association between the height of a population and its nutritional status, and by the end of the nineteenth century governments were coming under increasing pressure to measure...

The Sexual Politics of Meat

Carol J. Adams

Carol J. Adams is an activist and author of The Pornography of Meat, Living Among Meat Eaters, and many other books challenging a sexist, meat-eating world. She is a sought-after speaker throughout North America and Europe, and has been invited to more than 100 campuses to show "The Sexual Politics of Meat Slide Show," which is always being updated to include contemporary cultural representations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Sexual Politics of Meat : A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In the early times men and women lived apart, the former hunting animals exclusively, the latter pursuing a gathering existence. Five of the men, who were out hunting, being careless creatures, let their fire go out. The women, who were...