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The Repudiation of the Moral Economy

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the extensive food riots of 1795-1801 in England and questions how far they may be seen as marking a sea change in the attitudes of the authorities towards popular protest and ... More


Food Price Volatility and Domestic Stabilization Policies in Developing Countries

Christophe Gouel

in The Economics of Food Price Volatility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226128924
eISBN:
9780226129082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129082.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When food prices spike in countries with large numbers of poor people, hunger and malnutrition are very likely to result in the absence of public intervention. Government actions often take the form ... More


Natural Foods Stores: Environmental Entrepreneurs and the Perils of Growth

Joshua Clark Davis

in From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231171588
eISBN:
9780231543088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171588.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

Chapter five examines natural foods stores that sold vegetarian and organic products with the goal of advancing the causes of environmentalism, animal rights, and pacifism. Natural foods sellers ... More


Be a Super Shopper!: Precautionary Consumption at the Grocery Store

Norah MacKendrick

in Better Safe Than Sorry: How Consumers Navigate Exposure to Everyday Toxics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296688
eISBN:
9780520969070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296688.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines how grocery stores and Whole Foods Market in particular, have driven the rise of precautionary consumption. It takes the reader through a Whole Foods Market store to understand ... More


The Rise of Big Organic: Market Convergence and the Elaboration of the Expansionary Vision

Michael A. Haedicke

in Organizing Organic: Conflict and Compromise in an Emerging Market

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795906
eISBN:
9780804798730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795906.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The finalization of the National Organic Program (NOP) accelerated the growth of the organic market. This chapter unpacks related changes that have occurred in the post-NOP period. First, it ... More


Nutritionism: The Science and Politics of Dietary Advice

Gyorgy Scrinis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156578
eISBN:
9780231527149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156578.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Popularized by Michael Pollan in his best-selling In Defense of Food, this book's concept of nutritionism refers to the reductive understanding of nutrients as the key indicators of healthy food—an ... More


The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Kenya

Jonathan Makau Nzuma

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter evaluates Kenya’s food price crisis over 2002–11 using a political economy approach. Kenya’s food prices have been high and volatile relative to world food prices. Moreover, domestic ... More


Food and Cooking in the City

Katherine Leonard Turner

in How the Other Half Ate: A History of Working-Class Meals at the Turn of the Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277571
eISBN:
9780520957619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277571.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Buying and cooking food in urban working-class neighborhoods offered its own set of challenges and rewards. Urban people had many opportunities to buy cooked food from bakeries, delis, small ... More


Constructing Quality: The Classification of Goods in Markets

Jens Beckert and Christine Musselin (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677573
eISBN:
9780191757037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677573.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

How can we engage in a market relationship when the quality of the goods we want to acquire is unknown, invisible, or uncertain? For market exchange to be possible, purchasers and suppliers of goods ... More


Corporate Social Responsibility: Putting the S in Value(s)-Based Management

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

in Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter presents many economic arguments in support of value(s)-based management, the idea that CSR fits in well within a VBM framework because CSR appears to make good business sense. Corporate ... More


When Weirdos Stir the Pot: Cooking Identity in Animated Movies

Laura Lindenfeld and Fabio Parasecoli

in Feasting Our Eyes: Food Films and Cultural Identity in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172516
eISBN:
9780231542975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172516.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Explores recent animated films that embrace the idea that belonging to a community does not require conformity to social expectations, but rather builds on the protagonist’s individuality and seeming ... More


Lucca and the Sei Miglia in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries

Chris Wickham

in Community and Clientele in Twelfth-Century Tuscany: The Origins of the Rural Commune in the Plain of Lucca

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207047
eISBN:
9780191677458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207047.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the rural society of Lucca and its relationship to the economic structures of its surrounding plain. It describes the city commune ... More


Perseverance and Appropriation: Activist Business in the Twenty-First Century

Joshua Clark Davis

in From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231171588
eISBN:
9780231543088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171588.003.0007
Subject:
History, Economic History

Chapter six traces activist businesses through the 1990s until today. They explore the significant but mixed legacy these enterprises have had on American business culture, as seen in a revived ... More


US Policy Contributions to Agricultural Commodity Price Fluctuations, 2006–12

Gordon C. Rausser and Harry de Gorter

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since 2006, global prices and price volatility for foodgrain commodities have spiked frequently and dramatically, with heaviest economic and social impact on developing nations where agriculture ... More


The Intended and Unintended Effects of U.S. Agricultural and Biotechnology Policies

Joshua S. Graff Zivin and Jeffrey M. Perloff (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226988030
eISBN:
9780226988061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226988061.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Using economic models and empirical analysis, this volume examines a wide range of agricultural and biofuel policy issues and their effects on American agricultural and related agrarian insurance ... More


From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs

Joshua Clark Davis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231171588
eISBN:
9780231543088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171588.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

In the 1960s and ’70s, a diverse range of storefronts—including head shops, African American bookstores, feminist businesses, and organic grocers—brought the work of the New Left, Black Power, ... More


The Economics of Food Price Volatility

Jean-Paul Chavas, David Hummels, and Brian D. Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226128924
eISBN:
9780226129082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129082.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There is still no consensus on the underlying reasons for recent drastic changes in food prices and continuing agricultural market volatility merits a thorough investigation. This book is a ... More


The Parnell era, 1883–91

R. V. COMERFORD

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Irish history during the period from 1833 to 1891 or the so-called era of Charles Stewart Parnell. It discusses how Parnell and his parliamentary associates used the prominence ... More


How the Other Half Ate: A History of Working-Class Meals at the Turn of the Century

Katherine Leonard Turner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277571
eISBN:
9780520957619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277571.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, working-class people’s food habits were shaped by their jobs; families; neighborhoods; the tools, utilities, and size of their kitchens; and ... More


Factories, Railroads, and Rotary Eggbeaters: From Farm to Table

Katherine Leonard Turner

in How the Other Half Ate: A History of Working-Class Meals at the Turn of the Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277571
eISBN:
9780520957619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277571.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The United States food system was industrialized in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Food became less seasonal, more readily available, and sometimes cheaper, due to new ... More


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