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Tasteless

Aviad Kleinberg

in The Sensual God: How the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174701
eISBN:
9780231540247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174701.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Where God's invitation to eat his flesh raises unexpected problems. What do we do with spiders and mice and where in the digestive system does the Eucharist turn back into flour and wine before ... More


Introduction: Tapping the Critical Potential of Representations of Eating and Drinking

Ruth Cruickshank

in Leftovers: Eating, Drinking and Re-thinking with Case Studies from Post-war French Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620672
eISBN:
9781789629828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620672.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The introduction establishes the untapped interpretative potential bound up with food and drink and representations of it. An extraordinary nexus of post-war French thought that uses or is legible ... More


(Re-)Thinking with Eating and Drinking

Ruth Cruickshank

in Leftovers: Eating, Drinking and Re-thinking with Case Studies from Post-war French Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620672
eISBN:
9781789629828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620672.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

There is an extraordinary convergence of post-war French thought which, knowingly or not, uses or is legible through food and drink and carries the potential for re-thinking overlooked psychological, ... More


Feeding and Reading Ambivalence: Incorporating Difference in Annie Ernaux’s Les Armoires vides/Cleaned Out

Ruth Cruickshank

in Leftovers: Eating, Drinking and Re-thinking with Case Studies from Post-war French Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620672
eISBN:
9781789629828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620672.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Les Armoiresvides/Cleaned Out (1974) is the first of Ernaux’s many texts exploring how gender and class have indelible leftovers. Enduring traces of the working-class rural café-épicerie of narrator ... More


Food Questioning Values in Marie Darrieussecq’s Truismes/Pig Tales

Ruth Cruickshank

in Leftovers: Eating, Drinking and Re-thinking with Case Studies from Post-war French Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620672
eISBN:
9781789629828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620672.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Darrieussecq’s scandal-provoking Truismes/Pig Tales (1996), set in a near-future, neo-fascist France, involves much eating, drinking and consumption of others, whilst deliberately chewing up ... More


SFBT in Action: Eating Disorders

Karrie Slavin and Johnny S. Kim

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Schools: A 360-Degree View of the Research and Practice Principles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190607258
eISBN:
9780190607289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607258.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Eating disorders are one of the most common problems that school social workers encounter with their students. This chapter begins with an overview of eating disorders, including definitional and ... More


Circumcision and a Jewish Woman's Identification: Rahel Levin Varnhagen's Failed Assimilation

Jay Geller

in The Other Jewish Question: Identifying the Jew and Making Sense of Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233618
eISBN:
9780823241781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233618.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the problem of self-identification for the assimilation-desiring Rahel Levin Varnhagen, who was identified as a Jewess before and after her baptism. It analyzes her allusions to ... More


The Future and Electrogastrography

Kenneth L. Koch and Robert M. Stern

in Handbook of Electrogastrography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195147889
eISBN:
9780197561850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195147889.003.0013
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Gastroenterology

The 3-cycles per minute (cpm) gastric pacesetter potential is a fundamental electrical phenomenon of the stomach. This low-frequency biorhythm is the basis for normal neuromuscular function of the ... More


Cannabinoids, Body Weight, Feeding, and Appetite

Linda A. Parker

in Cannabinoids and the Brain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035798
eISBN:
9780262338448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035798.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The endcoannabinoid system is an important regulator of appetite, food preference and body weight. It not only regulates metabolic feeding related hormones (leptin, ghrelin) in the brain and gut, but ... More


Eating Animals-Eating God-Eating Man: Variations on the Last Supper, or, the Cultural Techniques of Communion

Bernhard Siegert

in Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.003.0003
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter investigates the cultural techniques that constitute the shared meal as a ritual of community founding (for which the Last Supper provides the model for Christian-occidental culture). ... More


Representations of Aging in Asian Canadian Performance

Eleanor Ty

in Asianfail: Narratives of Disenchantment and the Model Minority

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040887
eISBN:
9780252099380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040887.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter looks at two contemporary texts by Asian Canadians that deal with aging and the aged. It discusses ways in which filmmaker Linda Ohama and performer/playwright Catherine Hernandez ... More


Bolted Beef and Bolted Pudding: Eating Houses

Kelly Erby

in Restaurant Republic: The Rise of Public Dining in Boston

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816691302
eISBN:
9781452955353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691302.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the second chapter, as economic opportunities in Boston continued to proliferate and diversify, men in various occupations–from factory workers to bankers–turned to eateries to provide convenience ... More


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Vladan Starcevic, MD, PhD

in Anxiety Disorders in Adults: A Clinical Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369250
eISBN:
9780197562642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369250.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

As its name implies, the main characteristics of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are obsessions and/or compulsions. Different types of obsessions and compulsions make OCD a heterogeneous ... More


Panic Disorder With and Without Agoraphobia

Vladan Starcevic, MD, PhD

in Anxiety Disorders in Adults: A Clinical Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369250
eISBN:
9780197562642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369250.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Panic disorder is characterized by two components: recurrent panic attacks and anticipatory anxiety. Panic attacks within panic disorder are not caused by physical illness or certain substances and ... More


Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia)

Vladan Starcevic, MD, PhD

in Anxiety Disorders in Adults: A Clinical Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369250
eISBN:
9780197562642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369250.003.0008
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is conceptualized as an excessive and/or unreasonable fear of situations in which the person’s behavior or appearance might be scrutinized and evaluated. This fear is ... More


Ally: Size Matters

Signithia Fordham

in Downed By Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689668
eISBN:
9781452955216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689668.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The seventh chapter follows Ally as it reveals how a tall, self-identified, slightly overweight “good” White girl, longs to embody and reflect the idealized, hegemonic, gender-specific image ... More


Eat

Charlotte Bates

in Vital Bodies: Living with Illness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447335047
eISBN:
9781447335092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335047.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

The first chapter, Eat, focuses on the importance of diet, showing how the basic need to eat can become a defining feature of our lives, whether we are calculating carbohydrates, seeking the ... More


Eating Days

Lamed Shapiro

in The Cross and Other Jewish Stories

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110692
eISBN:
9780300134698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110692.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents the text of Lamed Shapiro's short fiction titled Eating Days. It explains that the story is about the little town of Zagorie-Vitrok, which the Jews have shortened to Zahoria. ... More


A Plea for Culinary Modernism: Why We Should Love Fast, Modern, Processed Food (With a New Postscript)

Rachel Laudan

in Food Fights: How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652894
eISBN:
9781469652917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652894.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Leading figures in the “Foodie” movement of the last quarter century often speak of a Golden Age of cooking and eating, when all food was local, organic, and slow. Rachel Laudan argues that this view ... More


Religion and University Aspirations,1868-1888

P.C Kemeny

in Princeton in the Nation's Service: Religious Ideals and Educational Practice, 1868-1928

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195120714
eISBN:
9780197561263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195120714.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

I have hitherto discouraged all proposals to make Princeton College a university,” President McCosh told the trustees in June of 1885. I am of the opinion,” he went on to announce, that the time ... More


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