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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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Cooking Technology : Transformations in Culinary Practice in Mexico and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...This volume takes a revealing trip through the kitchens, tools, and techniques of diverse mestizo and indigenous Latin Americans in Mexico, Guatemala, Venezuela, Peru, Colombia, Brazil, Cuba, Costa Rica, and the United States....

Cooking, Eating, Uploading: Digital Food Cultures

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Food and Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Introduction In the increasingly digitized societies of the Global North, food and eating practices are documented and portrayed in a multitude of ways. Digital technologies like search engines facilitate finding information about food...

Skill

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...A skill, writes sociologist Richard Sennett (2008: 37–38), is something that is developed through trained practice and is embedded in routine. It is something that is often characterized by lengthy periods of apprenticeship, discipline...

Fresh

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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...Words like “fresh” and “natural” are deployed in food marketing and similar contexts in an almost uniformly positive way. They are examples of the kind of “warmly persuasive” terms (like “community”) that never seem to be used unfavorably...

Body

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Body © Angela Meah. Combining the concepts of “body” and “food” in social science indexes inevitably generates a huge number of hits about...

Cattle

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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...Although cattle have been domesticated for less than 10,000 years, they are the world’s most important animals, as judged by their multiple contributions of draft power, meat, milk, hides, and dung. In Asia and Africa, the tie between man...

Technologies

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Technologies can be thought of as the practical application of skills and knowledge, including scientific knowledge, to human activity. More commonly, technologies are regarded as particular instruments or artifacts that are operated...

Food, Design, and Innovation: From Professional Specialization to Citizen Involvement

Fabio Parasecoli

Fabio Parasecoli is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Food Studies at the New School in New York City. Among his publications are Food Culture in Italy and Bite Me: Food and Popular Culture (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Handbook of Food and Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In the past two decades, as large portions of humanity still struggle to secure enough to eat on a daily basis, in postindustrial societies, food has become a highly contested site for the formation of individual and collective identities....

Unreliable Matriarchs

Making Milk : The Past, Present, and Future of Our Primary Food

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Milk’s fluidity and ostensible purity belie a complex array of industrial and regulatory processes, and a thick web of social and cultural associations. It provokes a language for emotion and thinking. From the milk of human breasts...

Ending World Hunger: The Promise of Biotechnology and the Threat of Antiscience Zealotry

Food History: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 4 : Contemporary Transitions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...During the 20th century, conventional breeding produced a vast number of varieties and hybrids that contributed immensely to higher grain yield, stability of harvests, and farm income. Despite the successes of the Green Revolution...