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Authority Through Deliberative Governance: The British Food Standards Agency in Action

Maarten A. Hajer, David Laws, and Wytske Versteeg

in Authoritative Governance: Policy Making in the Age of Mediatization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281671
eISBN:
9780191713132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281671.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The British Food Standards Authority (FSA) was established in the aftermath of the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) crisis as a radical break with the old climate of secrecy in food safety ... More


What dumpstered soup tells us about violence, charity, and politics

Sean Parson

in Cooking up a revolution: Food Not Bombs, Homes Not Jails, and resistance to gentrification

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526107350
eISBN:
9781526142023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107350.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 2 provides an introduction to Food Not Bombs and gives a brief history of the group. This shows the group’s strong connection to a large range of movements, and contextualizes San Francisco ... More


Cooking up a revolution: Food Not Bombs, Homes Not Jails, and resistance to gentrification

Sean Parson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526107350
eISBN:
9781526142023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107350.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

On Labor Day in 1988 two hundred hungry and homeless people went to Golden Gate Park in search of a hot meal, while fifty-four activists from Food Not Bombs, surrounded by riot police, lined up to ... More


Introduction

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/9780231172516.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction follows the emergence of food films as an international genre before its success in the U.S, also discussing the concept of genre, and whether we can talk of a food film genre. The ... More


A Democratic Impulse

Anne Meis Knupfer

in Food Co-ops in America: Communities, Consumption, and Economic Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451140
eISBN:
9780801467714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451140.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter discusses the history of food politics and food cooperatives. Food co-ops are stores collectively owned by members who pool their resources and make decisions democratically ... More


Conclusion

Michaela DeSoucey

in Contested Tastes: Foie Gras and the Politics of Food

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691154930
eISBN:
9781400882830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154930.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This concluding chapter considers the implications of the book's analysis for thinking about identities, cultural change, and how symbols energize people in new ways in today's world. After all, food ... More


The Life of Cheese: Crafting Food and Value in America

Heather Paxson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520270176
eISBN:
9780520954021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270176.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The Life of Cheese is an anthropological study of American artisan cheese and the people who make it. Telling the stories of individual cheesemakers, the book explores how craftwork has become a new ... More


Sugar Stained with Blood: African Americans, Sugar, and Modern Agriculture

Anthony Ryan Hatch

in Blood Sugar: Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816696178
eISBN:
9781452954233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696178.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The chapter examines how sugar has served as the site of African American biopolitics. It is not possible to provide a critical interpretation of the politics of metabolism without recognizing and ... More


Bellwether

Heather Paxson

in The Life of Cheese: Crafting Food and Value in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520270176
eISBN:
9780520954021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270176.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

“Bellwether,” a brief conclusion, meditates on what artisan cheese might suggest about the future of agricultural practice and food politics in the United States.


Security Practices and the Survival of Cafes in Southern Kyrgyzstan

Shavkat Atakhanov and Abylabek Asankanov

in Surviving Everyday Life: The Securityscapes of Threatened People in Kyrgyzstan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211955
eISBN:
9781529211986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211955.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The chapter explores the securityscapes of individuals from the Uzbek minority in the city of Osh in southern Kyrgyzstan. In 2010 Osh was shook by violent ethnic clashes between Kyrgyz and Uzbek ... More


“Eating Mice for the Liberation of Tibet”: Hunger in Official Chinese History

Felix Wemheuer

in Famine Politics in Maoist China and the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300195811
eISBN:
9780300206784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195811.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter shows how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) used hunger as an argument in its narrative of the “liberation of Tibet.” It demonstrates how the creation of meaning and of dominant ... More


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