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Gastronomica. 2012; 12365–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/GFC.2012.12.3.65
Published: 01 August 2012
... allowing land formerly used by the Mafia to be taken over by social cooperatives like Libera Terra. Centopassi is a winery under the umbrella of the Libera Terra cooperative. Self-described as “an attempt to produce high-quality wines as a way to give new dignity to lands and people that deserve a better...
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Gastronomica. 2014; 14227–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2014.14.2.27
Published: 01 May 2014
...Alison Hope Alkon As popular interest in food and agriculture has grown, so have an array of social movements intent on improving the ways we grow, raise, process, sell, and consume our sustenance. While scholars tend to agree with activists’ critical assessments of the failures of the industrial...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20212–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.12
Published: 01 May 2020
... creating new farmers emerges as a key aspirational food systems reform mechanism. In this vision, young and beginning farmers will seize the transitioning lands from retiring farmers and bring with them an alternative system that is ecologically minded, open to new innovations, and socially oriented. Given...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20193–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.93
Published: 01 February 2020
... have argued elsewhere (Otero 2008) that biotechnology s main impact has been on the agrarian social structure, which coincided with the neoliberal turn in Latin America. This combination firmly established agribusiness multinational corporations as the undisputed rulers of what we eat, bankrupt- ing...
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Gastronomica. 2014; 1419–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2014.14.1.9
Published: 01 February 2014
...-grant university at Berkeley in 1868, quickly grew to house one of the nation s largest and most robust cooperative extension services. The trouble with cooperative extension, from the stand- point of agroecology, points to its historical role in the shap- ing of American agriculture, and the social...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20123–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.23
Published: 01 February 2020
... that the more traditional foods they prepared at home from fresh, natural ingredients were healthier, more trustworthy, and better for the family. Food as a Biomoral, Physio-sacred Substance According to anthropologist David Sutton (2001: 102), Food does not simply symbolize social bonds and divisions...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 194110–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.110
Published: 01 November 2019
... then embodied by the most marginalized communities. At the same time, she shows howmany actors in the sustainable agriculture movement have embraced market- based approaches to social change, which serves to roll-out neoliberalism rather than attack it. Conversely, she then dem- onstrates how an...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 194111–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.111
Published: 01 November 2019
... sustainable agriculture movement have embraced market- based approaches to social change, which serves to roll-out neoliberalism rather than attack it. Conversely, she then dem- onstrates how an emerging grassroots pesticide-drift campaign in California has effectively re-centered the impacts and stories of...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 194109–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.109
Published: 01 November 2019
... wished for a more critical engage- ment with the capitalism in the title. What is it specifically about capitalism as opposed to socialism, fascism, or feudalism that sets these pigs apart? But that is not the intent of this proj- ect. It is a testament to the capacious lens of this story that I did...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19474–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.74
Published: 01 November 2019
...=reprints . 2019 Restaurant 2.0 IN THE TWENTY-F IRST CENTURY, RESTAURANTS function as a total social phenomenon, integrated into the lives of most Americans to such an extent that few consider a decision to go out to eat as anything out of the ordinary. The Economic Research Service of the United...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19460–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.60
Published: 01 November 2019
... and Palestinians in the State of Israel is negotiated on three levels: state, society, and the interpersonal. In particular, it showed that while there are many frictions between Jews and Palestinians on the state level, at the social and even more on the interpersonal level, relations are less tense...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19428–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.28
Published: 01 November 2019
...; Schmidt 1843; Rostrup 1844). Coffee served with fashionable confections was a sign of status in Copenhagen social circles at a time when the pop- ularity of Viennese-style sweets production and baking was growing in Europe (though Vienna had been a recognized center of quality pastry production since the...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19399 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.99
Published: 01 August 2019
..., tells the story of La Coordinadora, a social movement of farmers and fishers in El Salvador who are strengthening their responsiveness to climate crises, enhanc- ing food security, and restoring ecosystem health. Amid the fallout of natural disasters and a twelve-year civil war, Keepers of the Future...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19398–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.98
Published: 01 August 2019
... transportation during the Montgomery bus boycott [p.119 Food can enhance social justice. How might we eat if those who want to cook had opportunities to own their businesses, asks Caleb Zigas, executive director of La Cocina, if people who prepare and serve our food were paid a decent wage? When we think about...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19347–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.47
Published: 01 August 2019
...: In the curing room at Rosa Bottone s Latteria Santa Caterina, Scala, Campania, Italy. PHOTOGRAPH BY HARRY G. WEST © 2019 G A S T R O N O M IC A 52 F A L L 2 0 1 9 many years ago that the same is true in the realm of social rela- tionships.8 With reference specifically to mortuary rites, they wrote...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19360–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.60
Published: 01 August 2019
... matter the social category: whether illit- erates or intellectuals (13). Although couscous remains virgin territory for documentary or practical research, (5) she G A S T R O N O M IC A 64 F A L L 2 0 1 9 deplored that fellow scholars themselves demonstrated very little interest in cooperating and...
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Gastronomica. 2012; 12259–65 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/GFC.2012.12.2.59
Published: 01 May 2012
... ethos of cooperative community. As the convent added a retreat ministry and mature professional women joined, mealtime options proliferated and old foodways were challenged. A contemporary emphasis on social justice and land stewardship is reflected in commitment to organic gardening and to purchasing...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 191115–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.115
Published: 01 February 2019
... other brown liquors, as mizuwari. This has been the favored postwar drink of salarymen, white-collar workers whose after-hours social sipping was not about connoisseur- ship: the cachet given first to Johnny Walker Black Label in the 1970s, then to Chivas Regal in the bubble years of the 1980s, was...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 1911–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.1
Published: 01 February 2019
... ideally ordered universe that its exponents enter- tain and to which they seek to attract others. My goal here is not to castigate the moralizers for their seem- ing intolerance. I suggest instead that it is more useful to treat all such rhetorical displays as attempts to bring ideas into social ex...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19133–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.33
Published: 01 February 2019
... incarnations, and therefore an illustrative lens into the political and social world of the nineteenth century. © 2019 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California...