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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 (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...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the role of California in agrarian political economy is essential to the field, as it is the top state for growing fresh produce in the nation and has a unique history of industrial agricul- ture as well as regulatory enforcement. Yet given that there is already so much research on the agrarian...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 111–112.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of climate change. Guthman follows the course she helped chart in the field of critical food studies in her first two monographs, bridging agrarian political economy with food systems analysis. This new book takes an innovative step by pairing this approach with a science and technology studies (STS...
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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): 12–29.
Published: 01 May 2020
... movement embraces a yeoman mythology, a powerful force underwriting the American dream. The consequence of this embrace has problematic outcomes for the transformative potential of a politically engaged beginning farmer constituency. Embracing alternative imaginaries and mythologies may be a first step in...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 67–78.
Published: 01 May 2020
... teachers to nongovernmental organizations. Three of the four husbands were not employed in the wage economy but instead worked as volunteers in the church or tending to a household garden that produced staple foods like taro. All of the people interviewed identified ethni- cally as Samoan. Interviews...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2020
... bearer through time and space in order to emphasize the mutability of the modes of preparation, ingredients, and the social value of traditional food products. Finally, we situate polenta within its broader cultural, political, and economic contexts, underlining the uses and abuses of rendering foods as...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 55–66.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that comes to pass, it will constitute not just an agricultural shift but a drastic conversion of the Puglian economy, check- ing the remarkable progress that has been made in Puglian oil production over the past few decades. During spring 2019, I spent a month traveling through Puglia interviewing...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2020
... in Mumbai. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. Baics, Gregely. 2016. Feeding Gotham. The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790 1860. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Bald, Vivek. 2013. Bengali Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian America. Cambridge, MA...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 46–58.
Published: 01 February 2020
... concerns were also raised, particu- larly within the realm of political economy, ecology, and land/livelihoods transformation. For example, six articles were concerned with the carbon emissions associated with the shipping of superfoods. Others noted potential negative impacts on local livelihoods in...