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Gastronomica (2011) 11 (2): 38–47.
Published: 01 May 2011
...laura sayre This article examines the political allegiances of the organic food and farming movement, asking whether the widespread media assumption that organic agriculture is a leftist cause is correct. Despite the enthusiasm with which organic food advocates welcomed the election of President...
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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 (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 (2012) 12 (4): 118–121.
Published: 01 November 2012
... difficult task in a trade organized around the many hierar- chies of workers and customers (p .257) . This last chapter suggests what is missing in all of this, however, and why the notion of playing with one s food in restaurants run by culinary artists (that notion of the origi- nary genius again) may...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (1): 76–82.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Jake Young While it is true that offal is not widely consumed in the United States today, this has not always been the case, and organ meat has made a resurgence in haute cuisine. In international cuisine, certain foods that utilize offal, including foie gras, pâté, and sweetbread, have long been...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2020
... traditional—a process always incomplete, often contested, never organic. In stirring up the past and present of polenta and placing it within both the projects of Italian identity creation and the broader scholarly literature on culinary tradition and taste, we emphasize that for so-called traditional foods...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2020
... into the business of selling food, most often by the poor to the poor. Street vending provides livelihoods to about one percent of the population of a city in the Global South (contra Bhowmik 2010: xvii, 49, who estimated it at about two percent). Thus, the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (4): 70–85.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Emma McDonell Since the post–World War II “discovery” of global malnutrition and the concomitant rise of the development apparatus, various “miracle foods” have been proposed by international development organizations as solutions to chronic undernourishment in developing countries. This article...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2017
... anthropology, sociology, and political science—and sites in the food industry ranging from poultry processing plants, slaughterhouses, and industrial agribusiness to organic farms—the authors address a consistent set of questions: What does the increase in immigrant workers in the food industry tell us about...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (4): 15–19.
Published: 01 November 2012
... assimilation: food and language. The essay begins by analyzing how local culinary demand impacted the food stores of Brighton Beach. The article continues by discussing themes of worldliness regarding the nuanced monikers of some of its establishments. The essay frames how a specific Brighton identity evolved...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 23–33.
Published: 01 February 2020
... members of the Basij, Iran s paramilitary organization), to explore the scope and form of moral and religious foodways in the present-day Islamic Republic. I argue that jello reveals a complex milieu of sparring Western, cosmopolitan, national, and religious food practices that are connected with ideas...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (2): 16–25.
Published: 01 May 2017
... food pro- viders (EFPs) such as soup kitchens and food pantries across the United States. These anti-hunger organizations are often staffed ex- clusively or predominantly by volunteers who are empowered to care for their communities. But, like all caring labor, volunteer work is shaped by race, class...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (1): 55–65.
Published: 01 February 2018
... and mother). It argues that food is rhetorically invoked in Almodóvar s film to organize cultural politics around gender in Spain after the almost forty-year dictator- ship of Francisco Franco. What Have I Done is considered by many to be Almodóvar s best work and it is also regarded as an indispens...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (2): 27–40.
Published: 01 May 2014
... justice activists can address both critiques. These include cooperative ownership, organizing labor, and pushing to outlaw risky technologies. However, rather than being at odds with the alternative foods market, each strategy makes use of it as a venue from which to draw targeted support. © 2014 by The...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (3): 24–35.
Published: 01 August 2017
... the unique characteristics of Taiwan's anti-globalization movements in the context of food justice movements around the world? My research results indicate that Taiwan's anti-globalization campaigns are unique because of their development through large-scale organized social movements and their...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (2): 72–76.
Published: 01 May 2012
... products now boast Fair Trade or third-party Organic or even Vegan and Gluten Free symbols, all represent a step beyond basic governmental regulation and reflect a more informed consumer base . An observant Jew and a gluten-free vegan share much in common: the perceived need to understand how food is...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (3): 40–46.
Published: 01 August 2015
... that in order to know exactly how it is and to offer a different per- spective on today s retail operations, I would like to have the opportunity to shadow their work activities for a week or so and understand better how they organized their operations, for instance, around fresh foods and the cold...
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Gastronomica (2005) 5 (1): 29–37.
Published: 01 February 2005
.... Moving from eating food as it was discovered to collecting edibles and cooking them altered our social relationships. Cooked food has changed Homo sapiens physically by making food more digestible thereby altering jaws, teeth, and guts, and providing more calories for more expensive organs such as the...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (4): 127–140.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., defendable boundaries, and collective entitlement. This research traces the production of eno-locality in contested spaces across political borders. Tracing the ascent of terroir as an organizing principle for the global wine culture and food industry, I examine the intersection of political geography...
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Gastronomica (2006) 6 (1): 51–59.
Published: 01 February 2006
...adrian peace The concept of regional cooking plays a prominent part in the rhetoric of the Slow Food movement. But how is the notion of a regional cuisine translated into practice by the organizers of events which must satisfy the expectations of an informed and a discerning membership? This essay...