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The Cultural Politics of Eating, Food, and the Body

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is a senior lecturer in anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... of Eating: Theoretical Foundations.” In The Agency of Eating: Mediation, Food and the Body, edited by Emma-Jayne Abbots. London: Bloomsbury. DOI: 10.5040/9781474205283.0006 Discussion questions Define “eating.” How can we think of eating as more...

Eating away from home: Displaced and (re)rooted bodies

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is a senior lecturer in anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Agency of Eating : Mediation, Food and the Body

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... environments and by demonstrating how these visceral encounters with the matter of food inform food’s social role and cultural meaning. As I have noted elsewhere (Abbots 2016b), corporeality has not been at the forefront of scholarship on food...

Approaches to Food and Migration: Rootedness, Being and Belonging

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is a senior lecturer in anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Handbook of Food and Anthropology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... and practices in their host country. Further explorations into the ways their food encounters are negotiated and experienced (see Abbots 2013 ) thereby has the promise of deepening our understanding of the relationship...

Embodying Country-City Relations: The Chola Cuencana in Highland Ecuador

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is a senior lecturer in anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Between the Country and the City : Ethnographies of a Changing Global Foodscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... many of his expatriate peers, he was in search of a “good life” that involved the consumption of “fresh,” “clean,” and “local” foods simply produced, without the use of pesticides or industrial processes. See Emma-Jayne Abbots...

Eating at home: Kinned, shared and acquired bodies

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is a senior lecturer in anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Agency of Eating : Mediation, Food and the Body

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... efficacy, and its role in making and deepening social relations has been widely acknowledged (Abbots 2011; Archetti 1997; Bourque 2001; Weismantel 1988). In this chapter, I move beyond this argument and attend to the material substance of cuy...

Eating bodies and bodies of eating: Theoretical foundations

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is a senior lecturer in anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Agency of Eating : Mediation, Food and the Body

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... the perspective of medical anthropology and sociology. The momentary process of getting food inside from the outside has, then, been largely under-conceptualized (Abbots and Lavis 2013: 1–3). This is perhaps because eating is an object that keeps...

“They’re Always Eating Cuy”: Food Regionalism and Transnationalism in Ecuador and the Andes

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is a senior lecturer in anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Emergence of National Food : The Dynamics of Food and Nationalism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... be comida típica” (Abbots, 2015: 97). Comida típica, then, is a somewhat open and dynamic category that incorporates multiple creolized dishes, as well as those made predominantly from indigenous ingredients. Nevertheless,...

Introduction

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is a senior lecturer in anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Agency of Eating : Mediation, Food and the Body

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... to talk and be heard than others. Food studies scholarship, especially that within the anthropology of food, has, however, arguably privileged the meaning of food and its political economy to the detriment of its materiality (Abbots 2016a;...

Eating futures: Reflections and directions

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is a senior lecturer in anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Agency of Eating : Mediation, Food and the Body

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... previously made with Anna Lavis (Abbots and Lavis 2013; Abbots et al. 2015) – that we need to develop conceptual frameworks of eating that allow for food’s multifaceted nature and recognize that it is simultaneously material, social,...

Eating for self and society: Responsible, acceptable and abject bodies

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is a senior lecturer in anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Agency of Eating : Mediation, Food and the Body

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... or the supermarket, let alone in the local markets, although the restaurant scene had changed dramatically over my fieldwork period (see Abbots 2014a). In essence, I had never made associations between the region and ‘organic’ food in its labelled...