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Behaviour and culture

Tim Lang, David Barling, and Martin Caraher

in Food Policy: Integrating health, environment and society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198567882
eISBN:
9780191724121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567882.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the behavioural and cultural aspects of food. It argues that food behaviour can be located within a social process in which consumers are but one set of actors in the food ... More


Introduction: Thinking about Food in Chinese History

in Culinary Nostalgia: Regional Food Culture and the Urban Experience in Shanghai

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760126
eISBN:
9780804787468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760126.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter evaluates the state of scholarship on regional food culture in China. It reports a new framework for determining the historical significance of food as a symbol of place, and as an ... More


From Modernity to Tradition: Western Food in Late Qing and Early Republican Shanghai

in Culinary Nostalgia: Regional Food Culture and the Urban Experience in Shanghai

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760126
eISBN:
9780804787468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760126.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter illustrates that city residents even made Western food culture into a vehicle for shoring up a neo traditional sense of Chinese culture. Shanghai's Western restaurants became a ... More


“Where the Five Directions Come Together”: Regional Foodways, the Nation, and Consumer Culture in Republican Shanghai

in Culinary Nostalgia: Regional Food Culture and the Urban Experience in Shanghai

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760126
eISBN:
9780804787468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760126.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows Shanghai's diverse restaurant industry, which provided city residents with an opportunity to encounter the broad sweep of China's culinary riches and heritage, and engage in forms ... More


Serve the People: Socialist Transformations of Shanghai Food Culture

in Culinary Nostalgia: Regional Food Culture and the Urban Experience in Shanghai

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760126
eISBN:
9780804787468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760126.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter demonstrates the socialist transformations of Shanghai food culture. Even the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) recognized the value of the city's many different forms, restorative and ... More


The Food Environment

Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng

in Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035910
eISBN:
9780262338868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035910.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Food Environment encompasses how food is produced and processed, how and to where it is transported, and where and how it is sold and consumed. The chapter evaluates the environmental issues ... More


Let the Meatballs Rest: And Other Stories About Food and Culture

Massimo Montanari

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157339
eISBN:
9780231527880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157339.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book looks at the phenomenon of food culture, food lore, cooking methods, and eating habits throughout history. The book provides stimulating food for thought for those curious about one of ... More


Culinary Nostalgia: Regional Food Culture and the Urban Experience in Shanghai

Mark Swislocki

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760126
eISBN:
9780804787468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760126.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the unique significance that the Chinese people attach to their country's many distinct regional foods, as well as the shifting roles that Western food plays in urban life. The ... More


The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City

Simone Cinotto

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037733
eISBN:
9780252095016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037733.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Looking at the historic Italian American community of East Harlem in the 1920s and 1930s, this book recreates the bustling world of Italian life in New York City and demonstrates how food was at the ... More


Introduction

in Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772266
eISBN:
9780804781763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772266.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Canton has always had an outstanding food culture, which has been widely touted as the most sophisticated local cuisine in China. It depended on the flow of commodities to attain what the city itself ... More


The Knife and the Bread, the Brutal and the Sacred: Louise DeSalvo at the Family Table

John Gennari

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

John Gennari’s manifesto forges new ways to look at Italian food both within and without Italian American culture. Gennari probes DeSalvo’s effort to construct a familial narrative that is at once ... More


Placebolicious: the many flavors of placebos in Western diets and food cultures

Cory S. Harris and Timothy Johns

in Placebo Talks: Modern perspectives on placebos in society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199680702
eISBN:
9780191760679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680702.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Food and medicine share an inseparable history with essential evolutionary underpinnings. In addition to nutritional, medicinal, or toxic components, the tastes, colors, shapes, names, and labels of ... More


The Last Drop: The American Coffee Market and the Hill Regions of Latin America

Richard P. Tucker

in Insatiable Appetite: The United States and the Ecological Degradation of the Tropical World

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220874
eISBN:
9780520923812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220874.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses coffee and the coffee industry, starting with the consumption and colonial trade of coffee. This is followed by a section on Brazil, which has been the dominant producer of ... More


Looking the Beast in the Eye: Re-animating Meat in Nordic and British Food Culture

Karen Lykke Syse

in Animalities: Literary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400022
eISBN:
9781474434584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400022.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Syse defends Nordic and British chefs, cookbooks, television shows, and food magazines advocating for meat-eaters to face up to the animals that must be killed before they are eaten. Slaughtering ... More


Bitter and Sweet: Food, Meaning, and Modernity in Rural China

Ellen Oxfeld

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293519
eISBN:
9780520966741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293519.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the value of food in rural China through an ethnographic study of a Hakka village in Meixian, a county in northeast Guangdong Province. By examining the role of food in the lives ... More


Convivial Rituals

Massimo Montanari

in Let the Meatballs Rest: And Other Stories About Food and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157339
eISBN:
9780231527880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157339.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores cultural tendencies to create rituals surrounding food, and how these rituals help shape and perhaps even secure an individual's place within their community and culture. The ... More


The Land of the Five Flavors: A Cultural History of Chinese Cuisine

Thomas Höllmann

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161862
eISBN:
9780231536547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161862.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tracks the growth of food culture in China from its earliest burial rituals to today’s Western fast food restaurants, mapping Chinese cuisine’s geographical variations and local customs, ... More


Epilogue

Simone Cinotto

in The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037733
eISBN:
9780252095016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037733.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This epilogue examines how the distinctiveness of Italian food has been shaped by continuous transformations and adaptations to a changing Italian America and American culture since World War II. ... More


Eating Her Curries and Kway: A Cultural History of Food in Singapore

Nicole Tarulevicz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038099
eISBN:
9780252095368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038099.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

While eating is a universal experience, for Singaporeans it carries strong national connotations. The popular Singaporean–English phrase “Die die must try” is not so much hyperbole as it is a ... More


Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Nancy Caronia and Edvige Giunta (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo is the first scholarly book on an Italian American woman writer and it offers, as Anthony J. Tamburri notes in ... More


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