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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 8–19.
Published: 01 August 2019
... recovery networks in rural and urban areas of the midwestern and northeastern United States. I look at who is saving food and their motivations for doing so. Last, I address these acts of rescuing food in light of larger questions about hunger, sustainability, and social justice: the issues linked to food...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (1): 23–32.
Published: 01 February 2014
... become a focal point for debates over economic and racial inequalities, and contrasting ideals of urban governance in the city. In this research brief, we describe an ethnographic project that examines how concepts of food justice and ethical food relate to urban governance in Detroit. We seek to explore...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 67–78.
Published: 01 May 2020
... different ethnographic contexts—suburban parts of Osaka, Japan; peri-urban Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States; and the peri-urban areas around the capital city of Apia, Samoa—to explore the intersection of memory and distress around what people eat and what they think they should eat, in the context of...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 79–90.
Published: 01 May 2020
... certain identities that are a ready fit for such a role, and that others like women are not. The tensions that are thrown into relief in the sphere of competition reflect the larger problem of the inequalities that define the specialty barista s quotidian experiences in the café and reflect the un- equal...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 59–68.
Published: 01 February 2020
... changed: instead of colorblind narratives, local food advocates in this case study advanced surface-level celebra- tions of diversity, diversity work, as a discursive and pro- grammatic reaction to critiques of privilege. Racial Inequities in Kansas City s Local Food Movement KC s local urban food...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): viii–ix.
Published: 01 February 2020
... Social Justice at the University of Kentucky. Her research is centered at the intersection of whiteness, race and class-based inequality, and green urban de- velopment. Specifically, her work explores the racialized politics of sustainable, equitable (re)development in U.S. cities. Paul Lewis is from...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2020
... launch the Arab Spring, to Durban, South Africa, where women street vendors forced their way into urban planning by organizing? Ray, a member of the Gastronomica Editorial Collective, posed historical and contemporary questions about liveliness and livelihoods of global cities and what good taste and...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): iv–vii.
Published: 01 February 2020
... the 1950s and 1960s in the wake of the peasant uprising in the durum wheat latifundia of Puglia. Half the rural town of Cerignola relocated to the Barriera di Milano neighborhood of Turin, creating an urban village in the city and two twin communities, one North and one South, sending people, food...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 111–112.
Published: 01 November 2019
... largest fast food giants and supermarket goliaths. The last section of the book explores the limits and possibil- ities of several low-income urban communities efforts to build cooperative and collective ownership structures and alterna- tive spaces to make the food system work for working people. For...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 112–113.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Francisco, remind- ing us that America was not the exclusive land of opportunity, riches, challenges, and strife for the Chinese diaspora. Unlike in the United States where histories of Chinese food tend to focus on large urban centers like Los Angeles, New York, or San Francisco, small towns have taken...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): iv–v.
Published: 01 August 2019
... cheesemaking is materially a process of the managed decay of milk, the affective appeal of preserving its heritage also fundamentally implies the savoring of dying traditions. Can food, as well, save us? Food is mobilized as a strategy of national and commu- nity belonging, a form of urban or economic...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 97–98.
Published: 01 August 2019
... European states without it? At the same time, she wants the reader to see how the potato illuminates the experience of being governed (p.89): potatoes fly under the radar, allowing small peasants and the rural and urban poor a measure of autonomy. She explores such a dialectic through the organiza- tion...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 August 2019
... until the twentieth century. Rice eaters were the wealthy urban elite, and it is their diet that is now touted as traditional. There is a dire ecological need to rethink these culinary traditions. Historical examples can help us do that. In place of rice, Japanese ate many other grains historically...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 47–59.
Published: 01 August 2019
... industries, or other cities further afield, in the same period. Even as urban industries attracted migrants from the country- side, agriculture and food processing were also industrialized, especially in the latter decades of the twentieth century, to better compete in emerging global markets. Artisan...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (2): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., Culture & Society. Retrieved from httpsjournals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0263276418771486 and M. Hlavajova, eds. 2018. Posthuman Glossary. London: Bloomsbury Academic. Braun, Bruce. 2005. Environmental Issues: Writing a More-Than- Human Urban Geography. Progress in Human Geography 29(5): 635 50. Brice...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (2): 29–42.
Published: 01 May 2019
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (1): 14–32.
Published: 01 February 2019
... of a fat man eat- ing a potato, declared the slimming guru Vance Thompson in his 1914 classic Eat and Grow Thin. Medical investigations reach similar conclusions. Too many potatoes increase the risk of hypertension and other maladies. Dictionaries of urban slang associate potatoes with a range of...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (1): 33–44.
Published: 01 February 2019
... wanted both rural isolation and urban commu- nication. Charles wrote excitedly to a friend in England that the land consisted of 90 acres, 14 of them wood, a few apple and other fruit trees, plenty of nuts and berries, much of the land very good; the prospect from the highest part very sublime (Sears...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (3): 42–53.
Published: 01 August 2018
... inequality and cemented cultural discourses of urban/rural difference that pit a superior urban population against an infe- rior rural one. The Chinese farmer is no longer celebrated, and urban/rural relations are tense (Guang 2003). The production and consumption of food, and the politics surrounding these...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 August 2018
..., scholars have engaged in these discussions, such as by applying a historical framework to contemporary issues or comparing the related policies of different urban areas (Pilcher 2012: 223; Martin 2014: 1875).3 As cities become increasingly entrepreneurial, scholars provide much needed examinations into the...