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Learning from Vegan Activism

Eva Haifa Giraud

Eva Haifa Giraud is a Senior Lecturer in Media at Keele University, UK. She is the author of What Comes After Entanglement? (2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Veganism : Politics, Practice, and Theory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book chapter

...The previous chapter concluded with a question: Is it possible for veganism to serve as a starting point for “holding in view” (Shotwell, 2016: 125) the complexity of food systems? More specifically, can vegan practice go beyond debates...

Conclusion

James Gregory

James Gregory is Lecturer in Modern History at the School of Social and International Studies at the University of Bradford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Of Victorians and Vegetarians : The Vegetarian Movement in Nineteenth-century Britain

I.B.Tauris, 2007

Book chapter

...The penultimate part of this study shifted the gaze from the movement to its representation by Victorians in a range of texts. This concluding chapter assesses the movement’s achievements, and the verdict of contemporaries. The latter...

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 the author of numerous books, including the seminal The Sexual Politics of Meat (Bloomsbury Revelations). She is the co-editor of several path-breaking anthologies, including most recently Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth (co-edited with Lori Gruen, Bloomsbury, 2014) and The Carol J. Adams Reader (2016). Her work is the subject of two recent anthologies, Defiant Daughters: 21 Women of Art, Activism, Animals, and The Sexual Politics of Meat and The Art of the Animal: 14 Women Artists Explore The Sexual Politics of Meat, in which a new generation of feminists, artists, and activists respond to Adams' groundbreaking work. 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

Book chapter

...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

Book chapter

...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...

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

Book chapter

...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

Book chapter

...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...

Conclusion

Kima Cargill

Kima Cargill is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Program at the University of Washington, Tacoma. Her research has been published in The Psychoanalytic Review, Psychoanalysis, Culture, and Society, and Food, Culture, and Society journals, and she has contributed to the Routledge International Handbook of Food Studies and Food for Thought. She has taught in Cuba, Mexico, Asia, and Africa. She teaches clinical psychology at the University of Washington, including a class on the Psychology of Food and Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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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...

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

Book chapter

...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...

Vegan Identities

Eva Haifa Giraud

Eva Haifa Giraud is a Senior Lecturer in Media at Keele University, UK. She is the author of What Comes After Entanglement? (2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Veganism : Politics, Practice, and Theory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book chapter

...“Can vegans stomach the unpalatable truth about quinoa?” This question, posed in the title of Joanna Blythman’s (2013) article for UK newspaper The Guardian, is useful in evoking some of the central issues raised in this chapter and indeed...