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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 109–110.
Published: 01 May 2020
...-permissions . 2020 Gastronomica: The Journal for Food Studies A Foodie's Guide to Capitalism: Understanding the Political Economy of What We Eat Eric Holt-Giménez New York : Monthly Review Press , 2017 280 pp. $95.00 (hardcover); $25.00 (paper); $25.00 (eBook) Reviews A Foodie s Guide...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the non-Latinx community, these entrepreneurs face challenges in accessing political and cultural legitimacy. Situating the experiences of lonchera vendors within the larger political economy of U.S. immigration legislation and food truck policy demonstrates how national trends, instead of local...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (1): 63–78.
Published: 01 February 2016
... practices. Here localism unfolds as the main trend and theme. This tendency is further strengthened by the formation of a new political economy of taste in Istanbul, which is defined by a double movement. On the one hand, there is a nascent transition in culinary work from craftsmanship to a more...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (1): 23–32.
Published: 01 February 2014
... understanding divergent visions of the city's future and the relationship between food and politics. © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2014 ethical food food justice urban governance moral economy Detroit Whole Foods Market food activism research article | yuson jung and...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (2): 31–39.
Published: 01 May 2010
... allowed Shenzheners to indigenize capitalist globalization to make the city their own. Old Shenzheners' food nostalgia represents an important moment in the Chinese transition to a post socialist political economy, redefining what it means to be both Chinese and global in a post––cold war world order...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (1): 176.
Published: 01 February 2010
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2018
... a consumer economy in a deeply unequal society? At first glance, the fast-rising consumption of such “industrial foods” seems to be a familiar story about the commodification of diets by multinational corporations. However, this article shows that the success of global capitalism is not a foregone...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (4): 61–74.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Andrew Kloiber This investigation contributes to studies of post-1945 Europe and the Cold War by examining the culture, economics, and politics surrounding the consumption of a single commodity in East Germany, coffee. Coffee was associated with many cultural values and traditions that became tied...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (2): 18–30.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Janet Fiskio; Md Rumi Shammin; Vel Scott In this article, we present the voices of African American urban gardeners in Cleveland, Ohio, a city in the Rust Belt. We draw attention to the history of a rich neighborhood life following the Great Migration that was grounded in political activism and...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 114–115.
Published: 01 August 2020
... explaining this power imbalance, some food researchers in the field of political economy highlight corpo- rate concentration. How exactly does corporate concentration affect decision-making in food production and consumption in daily life? With decades of experience in food distribution and marketing, Susan...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 50–52.
Published: 01 August 2020
... escape the all-consuming logic of my own narrowness. The virus may yet teach us to be social, to take care of common needs, and my company might do the same on a smaller scale. REFERENCES Baics, Gergely. 2016. Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790 1860. Princeton...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 117–118.
Published: 01 August 2020
... company and a snack company, Big Sandy Organics, that sources local grain and safflower oil. Those looking for food systems reading material, whether for an introductory course or general interest, will find that this book s smooth and effective navigation of ecology, his- tory, sociology, and political...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 116–117.
Published: 01 August 2020
... looking for food systems reading material, whether for an introductory course or general interest, will find that this book s smooth and effective navigation of ecology, his- tory, sociology, and political economy provides a compre- hensive overview of agriculture in America as well as a provocative...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 76–77.
Published: 01 August 2020
... about the guarantee of an adequate standard of living for all human beings if the government is compelling them to leave the safety of their homes? This pan- demic is more than just a virus. It motivates us to rethink the opposition between the realm of politics and the realm of the economy. Thus, it is...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 111–112.
Published: 01 August 2020
... federal structure of Indian politics, state governments across India have taken dif- ferent measures to ensure essential supplies including food. Food industries ranging from restaurants to street-side food stalls have been hit by COVID-19. Sweetshops in West Bengal are no different. West Bengal is known...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 8–10.
Published: 01 August 2020
... operates by accommodating the politics of confinement. Drawing on affective tropes of kinship with nonhuman things, the mutu- ality of being extends to include bacteria and fungi but ulti- mately serves to console rather than to resist. Has the politics of dissent that engages human-microbial relations...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): viii–x.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Professor of Sociology at North Carolina State University, where she studies food and inequality. She is co-author of Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won t Solve Our Problems and What We Can Do about It (Oxford University Press, 2019) and author of Divided Spirits: Tequila, Mezcal, and the Politics of...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (4): 17–25.
Published: 01 November 2014
... ways that an “ethics of care” (Heath and Meneley 2010) is often articulated in terms of the cultural categories of “connection” and “authenticity.” These consciously expressed categories are shown to undergird a range of commitments, from concerns about animal welfare, to support for “local” economies...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 112–113.
Published: 01 May 2020
... political economy with food systems analysis. This new book takes an innovative step by pairing this approach with a science and technology studies (STS) centered assem- blage framework. In doing so, she asks readers to conceive of a system of human and nonhuman factors as co-constituting each other, with...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 113–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
... are putting workers health at risk. As comprehensive as this book is regarding strawberry produc- tion in California, it contributes to an existing California-centric emphasis in critical food studies literature. Understanding the role of California in agrarian political economy is essential to the...