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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (3): 5–12.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Benjamin Coles Contemporary food provision is largely dominated by agri-capitalism. Using the body of the chicken, the world's most pervasive source of meat protein, this paper tracks the interplay between materiality, spatiality, and temporality within agri-capitalism. It examines the myriad ways...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (4): 52–59.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and asks whether consuming organically and locally produced, or fairly traded, foods are the only “alternative” food practices that can claim moral authority and assert one’s ethical adherence. By examining the discourses and practices of everyday food provisioning among resource-constrained consumers...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (3): 42–53.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Sacha Cody This article examines how commodity status is achieved and how value is articulated across three food provisioning practices and ideologies in China: nationally certified food, local government-sponsored organic food near Shanghai, and an alternative food movement comprising small-scale...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (1): 23–32.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Yuson Jung; Andrew Newman Detroit has long been noted for the difficulties its residents face with basic food provisioning, but after an extended absence, national chain grocery stores are now returning to the city. Whole Foods Market is the first major national corporate grocer to reopen in the...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (4): 34–43.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., however, there is no direct interaction. In the case of food activist circles, notably Italy’s Solidarity Purchase Groups or GAS, trust lies in actual interaction with the producer. This acquires a specific meaning in a culture that assigns added social significance to the act of food provisioning and...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (4): 1–6.
Published: 01 November 2014
... production as well as efforts to reimagine more sustainable or transparent food provisioning schemes. © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2014 authenticity markets provisioning accountability “good” food THE REINVENTION OF FOOD | Cristina Grasseni, Utrecht University...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (1): 41–52.
Published: 01 February 2016
...- tions, wages, and an optional free return passage back to India after ten years of industrial residence in the islands (Lal 2000: 37 38). Free food, clothes, and other provisions Abstract: This paper looks at gastronomic identity in the age of global labor migrations. Focusing on the nineteenth...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (4): 60–68.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of smallholder coffee production in places like Guatemala. It also fails to promote food citizenship in a meaningful way. One key part of reinventing foods is intentionally placing people at the heart of the provisioning system. Therefore, it is important to question the extent to which new tools and...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (4): 44–51.
Published: 01 November 2014
... concerned with the role of the state in public food debates. Drawing on two complementary empirical cases of raw milk con- sumption in the United States and postsocialist Lithuania, I argue that there are two competing projects that underlie the struggles surrounding raw milk provisioning in both sites: the...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (4): 48–60.
Published: 01 November 2017
... (Fitzpatrick 1999: 55). In a sense, the more abstract utopian visions of revolutionary Russia began to take a decidedly material and explicitly culinary shape under Stalin. The grandiose vision of tables laden with food was famously propagated by Stalin s commis- sar of provisions, Anastas Mikoyan, coupled...
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Gastronomica (2013) 13 (4): 32–46.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., depriving detainees of food is a primary mode of constructing detainee subjectivity. I present evi- dence of how detention systems both reinforce the logic of contemporary biopolitics by exacting discipline on migrant bodies through the provision of border meals and extract value from detainees bodies in...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 68–69.
Published: 01 August 2020
... chains would remain open. However, no clear direction was given with regard to market linkages and sup- ply chains of food provisioning. The result was thousands of stranded supply trucks loaded with goods stuck on highways, their produce rotting. Almost fifty percent of the trucks were abandoned by...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 84–85.
Published: 01 August 2020
... purchase food and other essential items before the curfew was imposed. The supermarkets in my neighborhood were running short of supplies, especially food items due to bulk-buying. Many of my neighbors contacted their close friends and relatives who are involved in the food business. A limited number of...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 76–77.
Published: 01 August 2020
...-permissions . 2020 The Regents of the University of California Is Life Only about a Virus? COVID-19 and Its Impacts on Food Security APRIL 5, 2020: CAMPINAS, BRAZIL On March 18, I went to São Paulo, Brazil, to participate in a radio program about hunger and human rights. My university in Campinas had...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 106–107.
Published: 01 August 2020
... with backpacks and kids in arms and on their shoulders. Migrant women, includ- ing lactating women, started walking barefoot with small chil- dren, without food or water. All walking to their villages or hometowns. For most of these distressed travelers it is not a matter of hundreds of kilometers but...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 66–67.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., motorbikes, bicycles, and rickshaws suddenly muted, one could hear the street animals. Soon the question arose: how would the fifty thousand or more stray ani- mals survive without the trade in food and produce on the streets? Kusal Biswas, founder of Speak For Animals, leapt into ac- tion. A bunch of us...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 92–93.
Published: 01 August 2020
... was flourless and, as a long-term sourdough baker, he figured this flour could be his financial backup plan. Across bor- ders, people are baking bread for calm, food, and a Plan B. Let s call it panic baking. In February, the release of Rage Baking: The Transformative Power of Flour, Fury, and Women s...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 82–83.
Published: 01 August 2020
.../reprints-permissions . 2020 The Regents of the University of California Dispatch from an Essential Worker MARCH 24, 2020: BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS Since I decided to go back to school to study food, I ve also had to work. While the books I devour sustain me spiritually, they don t contribute much in the...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 50–52.
Published: 01 August 2020
... could reason through them better. I have been coping by piling food into the kitchen. Initially slow to stock up on rice, beans, and pasta, I started adding cans of stewed tomatoes, kidney beans, and chickpeas. I could ex- press disdain toward those stocking up on toilet paper because I already had...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): v–vii.
Published: 01 August 2020
... issue is not a recipe to heal or even distract us during this crisis. At best, it is an incomplete list of ingredients elements of a more salutary recipe yet to be written. They are provisions for a recipe that is, like all recipes, provisional and never definitive. If it resists the framework of...