Tag: food politics

Thesis Review and Discussion: The Metamorphosis of Greek Cuisine

kgraf , April 29th, 2021


Kapari Deli in Athens city centre, Greece Photographs by Nafsika Papacharalampous If you have written a recent thesis in the Anthropology of Food or would like to review…


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Review: The Labor of Lunch

dsutton20 , January 18th, 2021


Gaddis, Jennifer E. (2019). The Labor of Lunch: Why We Need Real Food and Real Jobs in American Public Schools. Oakland, CA: University of California Press. ISBN #…


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Milk…It’s Good to Think

foodanthro , March 11th, 2019


David McMurray Anthropology, emeritus Oregon State University I am a product of the Upper Midwest with its (waning) Scandinavian and German influences. I am entangled in “milk culture,”…


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, December 22, 2018

foodanthro , December 22nd, 2018


David Beriss A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to…


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Review: The Story of Soy

dsutton20 , September 2nd, 2018


 The Story of Soy. Christine M. Du Bois. London: Reaktion Books, 2018. 266 pp. + References and Index. ISBN 978 1 78023 925 5. Ellen Messer, (Tufts University…


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Not Safe Spaces: On Protest & Exclusion in DC Restaurants

foodanthro , June 26th, 2018


David Beriss It seems like every social crisis gets played out, one way or another, in restaurants. Lately, a few people who work in the Trump administration have…


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, February 13, 2017

foodanthro , February 13th, 2017


A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to dberiss@gmail.com or…


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Review: Sorting the Beef from the Bull

dsutton20 , December 14th, 2016


Sorting the Beef from the Bull. The Science of Food Fraud Forensics.  Richard Evershed and Nicola Temple. Bloomsbury, 2016. Ellen Messer (Tufts University) Evershed, Richard and Nicola Temple…


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Blackness, Food, and State-Sanctioned Violence

A. Reese , September 21st, 2016


I began research on food access in Washington, D.C., knowing that I wanted to learn about a) what people were eating b) where they were shopping, and c)…


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Review: Two Books on Hunger and Food Security

foodanthro , August 4th, 2016


De Schutter, Olivier. and Cordes, Kaitlin Y. 2011. Accounting for Hunger: The Right to Food in an Era of Globalisation. London/New York: Hart Publishing (288 pp). Timmer, C….


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Slow Fish Report: On Value Chains, the Privatization of the Seas, and the Food Movement

foodanthro , March 28th, 2016


David Beriss University of New Orleans Last month I wrote about the existence of the food movement, which a Washington Post writer had suggested did not really exist….


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CFP: Conference on Democratizing Food Governance

foodanthro , March 3rd, 2016


Call for papers for a conference that may be of interest to FoodAnthropology readers: CALL FOR PAPERS: Conference on Democratizing Food Governance, Rome, 14 October 2016 Sponsored by…


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The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the obfuscation of measurement

foodanthro , January 21st, 2016


Andrea Wiley Indiana University The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) were finally released on January 7 2016 to the Secretaries of the U.S. Departments of Health and…


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