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Gastronomica. 2019; 194110–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.110
Published: 01 November 2019
...Brendan O'Neill The New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action Edited by Alison Hope Alkon and Julie Guthman Oakland : University of California Press , 2017 344 pp. $85.99 (hardcover); $29.95 (paper); $29.95 (eBook) © 2019 by the Regents of the...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 162108–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.2.108
Published: 01 May 2016
...=reprints . 2016 Food Activism: Agency, Democracy and Economy Edited by Carole Counihan and Valeria Siniscalchi London, New Delhi, New York, Sydney : Bloomsbury , 2014 xii + 251 pp. £19,99 and unprecedented, gastronomical frenzy, and yet, if an answer is there, it lacks a distinguished...
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Gastronomica. 2001; 1456–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2001.1.4.56
Published: 01 November 2001
... Coop s constituents. The edible activism of the members of the Park Slope Food Coop is a hybrid of eating systems that may have preceded Coop membership. Foodways may be one part of a large and complicated set of cultural performances, or they may be the only thing left, but the mundane activities of...
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Gastronomica. 2014; 14417–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2014.14.4.17
Published: 01 November 2014
... highlight certain tensions within this “ethics of care”—such as tensions about food taboos and certification processes—that speak to the politics of food activism in the region and elsewhere. © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2014 pork pasture-raised animal welfare...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20212–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.12
Published: 01 May 2020
... the flurry of governmental, nonprofit, and private sector activity spurred by this vision, this article asks, what are the ideological drivers of the beginning farmer construct, and what are the consequences for the goals associated with a just food system transition? Invoking the concept of mythology...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 2011–15 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.1
Published: 01 February 2020
... scattering of cooked-food sellers. Abstract: What is at stake here? asks Krishnendu Ray urgently, examining the past, present, and future of marketplaces and street vendors. What lessons can be learned from cities in the Global South from Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia, where the desperate actions and activism of a...
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Gastronomica. 2014; 14123–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2014.14.1.23
Published: 01 February 2014
... how Whole Foods Market and Detroiters engaged in shopping and activism articulate “just,” “good,” and “quality” food in ways that imply varying visions of governance for the city, community, and self. We suggest that Detroit's moral economy of food could offer a particularly fruitful venue for...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19449–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.49
Published: 01 November 2019
...José Lucas Pérez-Lloréns For centuries and from Greenland to Chile, several seaweed species have been staple food for tribes inhabiting coastal areas. However, the current culinary use of seaweeds in the Americas, as well as in the Western world, is still rather anecdotal compared to that in...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 16366–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.3.66
Published: 01 August 2016
... materialities of the end products, these APs actively encourage eaters to continue in- dulging in the sensory pleasures of animal meat. Second, they do not challenge certain cultural imaginaries associated with animal proteins. Instead of cultivating more positive no- tions around eating plant-based foods in...
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Gastronomica. 2008; 8362–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2008.8.3.62
Published: 01 August 2008
... to get rid of the body, or at least, to elevate the mind above the body; later, after the Renaissance, production of food, maintaining bodies and eating were seen as rather secondary activities that one should try to minimize as possible in the palace of reason. There are some interesting exceptions...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17336–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.3.36
Published: 01 August 2017
..., particularly through consumption practices (Julier 2015). In a recent arti- cle in Edible Manhattan, Lori Azim notes that over the past several years, many [chefs] have moved beyond purely chari- table support and toward actively working to further causes such as food access and food justice, environmental...
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Gastronomica. 2014; 14469–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2014.14.4.69
Published: 01 November 2014
... for an independent Palestinian agriculture in opposition to dependence on Israeli food products. Further, the two differ on practices of boycott: Sharaka supports the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement whereas Taybeh actively seeks Israeli markets for its beer. Keywords: Palestine, resistance...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 16179–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.1.79
Published: 01 February 2016
... activities and colonial endeavors of the British Empire. Into the second half of the nineteenth century, with the in- vention of canned food, the once upper-class dish became widely popularized in the United States. The disastrous result was that the sea turtle hunt evolved from occasional seizure to...
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Gastronomica. 2010; 10138–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2010.10.1.38
Published: 01 February 2010
... popular and scholarly literature. It offers a brief perspective of the appearance and use of the term food porn to examine how it came to be a term used mostly by commentators rather than by people actively engaged in the world of cooking. Practitioners (chefs and a food television producer) and academics...
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Gastronomica. 2012; 12233–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/GFC.2012.12.2.33
Published: 01 May 2012
...myron m. beasley The movement of people and capital around the world necessitates that we explore the ways in which women interact with food through varying enterprises. Many of these activities are considered “off the books” or part of a shadow or underground economy. This alternative economic...
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Gastronomica. 2008; 8231–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2008.8.2.31
Published: 01 May 2008
...adrian peace The biannual mega-event of Terra Madre is now established as the political flagship of the Slow Food movement. It assembles in Turin the leading cosmopolitan figures of this neo-tribal, post modern organization, along with several thousand of its ordinary members, who were drawn in...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 202109–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.109
Published: 01 May 2020
...-Giménez makes a convincing case that all foodies a label the author applies to everyone trying to change the food system (p.13) need to make capi- talism their business but falls short of offering a roadmap for the next move. In his criticism of activism that tinker[s] around the edges (p.18) he...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 202110–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.110
Published: 01 May 2020
... of activism that tinker[s] around the edges (p.18) he leaves his readers wondering how best to play their part. The issues at the heart of food system problems reflect those of capitalist societies as a whole. A vibrant, cohesive, compassionate food movement has the capacity to do more than remake...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20267–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.67
Published: 01 May 2020
... and it s a collective kind of activity. She reported that when she was a child, the staple foods like taro and banana were prepared by the men in her family, waking early in the morning to prepare the umu (earth oven) that cooked taro, fish, and other items for several hours. While the men prepared...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20299–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.99
Published: 01 May 2020
...David Bacon © 2020 by David Bacon. All rights reserved. 2020 Gastronomica: The Journal for Food Studies Vigan s Public Market: The Commons in the Hands of Farmers and the Poor WALKING THROUGH THE PUBL IC MARKETS of the Philippines, I can see a way that people have been able to...