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Slow Living in the Global Everyday

Wendy Parkins

Wendy Parkins is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English, University of Otago, New Zealand. She is the editor of Fashioning the Body Politic: Dress, Gender, Citizenship. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geoffrey Craig

Geoffrey Craig is Professor of Journalism an Director of Research at the University of Kent, UK. He is the author of The Media, Politics and Public Life. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Slow Living

Berg, 2006

Book chapter

...A revolution takes place when and only when … people can no longer lead their everyday lives.A new relationship between the individual, the local and the global is emerging, and it is here, not in the public realm of governance...

Masked Violence, Muted Voices

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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...Women have had the power of naming stolen from us. . . . Inadequate words have been taken as adequate.In the previous chapter, we were concerned with the consumption of the referent so that through metaphor it lost all meaning except by its...

Pleasure

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The pleasures of the table—that lovely old fashioned phrase—depict food as an art form, as a delightful part of civilized life. In spite of food fads, fitness programmes, and health concerns, we must never lose sight of a beautifully...

Ecology

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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...As a branch of biology, ecology comprises the scientific study of the relationship between plant and animal organisms and their environment. The term was coined in 1866 by the German scientist Ernst Haeckel. Ecological thinking was further...

Ethnography of Food Activism

Valeria Siniscalchi

Valeria Siniscalchi is Associate Professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Marseille, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Carole Counihan

Carole Counihan is Professor Emerita of Anthropology, Millersville University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Activism : Agency, Democracy and Economy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Introduction The idea for this book was born during fieldwork. We met doing research on the same subject—the Slow Food movement—but along two different pathways, one focusing “from above” on the movement’s headquarters, the other...

Conclusion

Cristina Grasseni

Cristina Grasseni is a tenured Researcher at Bergamo University (Italy) and Visiting Scholar at the Anthropology Department of Harvard University, USA (2011-14). She was David & Roberta Logie Fellow and Harvard Film Study Center Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (2011/12). Amongst her recent books are: Developing Skill Developing Vision. Practices of Locality at the Food of the Alps (2009) and Skilled Visions. Between Apprenticeship and Standards (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beyond Alternative Food Networks : Italy’s Solidarity Purchase Groups

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Diana, my elder gasista who once offered me cow liver, confessed during a GAS meeting: “You know, I go to the supermarket sometimes. There are a few things I need that I cannot procure through GAS. So I go, and I just buy those items. But I...

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The Psychology of Overeating : Food and the Culture of Consumerism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Chapter synopsis: In the final chapter, Cargill returns to the central case study of the book, using it to show how global consumer culture is at a crossroads, facing dire public health and environmental consequences. Arguing...

Women, Gender, and Agency in Italian Food Activism

Carole Counihan

Carole Counihan is Professor Emerita of Anthropology, Millersville University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Activism : Agency, Democracy and Economy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Introduction This chapter presents four women’s experiences of food activism in Italy to analyze the different challenges and opportunities they encounter. The chapter considers their experiences against the backdrop of gender...

Food Activism in Western Oregon

Food Activism : Agency, Democracy and Economy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction I am both a participant in and an observer of the local food movement (LFM) in Western Oregon. I came into this field both from a desire to connect with good local food and from an applied research project I conducted...

Food, Slow Food, and middle-class activism

Carole Counihan

Carole Counihan is Professor Emerita of Anthropology, Millersville University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Italian Food Activism in Urban Sardinia : Place, Taste, and Community

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This chapter explores middle class food activism through a case study of Slow Food, an international membership association founded in Italy devoted to food system change. All members belong to local chapters and carry out...