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A Dignified Meal

Negotiated Spaces in India’s School Meal Program

Sony Pellissery, Sattwick Dey Biswas, and Biju Abraham

through the window. It is drizzling outside. He is perplexed at the thought of going out in the rain against his mother’s advice. But he has no option other than to stand in the queue, whether in the rain or under the hot sun, since the food is served in

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Calm Vessels

Cultural Expectations of Pregnant Women in Qatar

Susie Kilshaw, Daniel Miller, Halima Al Tamimi, Faten El-Taher, Mona Mohsen, Nadia Omar, Stella Major, and Kristina Sole

years old and pregnant for the second time) explained, a woman ‘gives birth to children and she builds the society’. Because of their importance, pregnant women are spoiled in Qatar: ‘Everything is different for her, her food for example; she is always

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Marie-Luce Gélard

perçu comme une valeur éminemment positive. La dessiccation préalable de certains aliments suivie de leur réhydratation avant leur consommation est une intervention essentielle à l'esthétique gustative. Si le goût a longtemps été négligé par les Food

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The Incredible Edible Movement

People Power, Adaptation, and Challenges in Rennes (France) and Montreal (Canada)

Giulia Giacchè and Lya Porto

al. 2015 ) or collective ( McClintock 2014 ) gardens, as well as for guerrilla gardening initiatives ( Hodgson et al. 2011 ; McClintock 2014 ). Common characteristics of community or collective gardens are the medium or small scale of food or

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Vegetables and Social Relations in Norway and the Netherlands

A Comparative Analysis of Urban Allotment Gardeners

Esther J. Veen and Sebastian Eiter

a communal project, increasing bonds in their neighborhood: food growing is used as a means toward that aim. Gardeners in interest-based gardens are mostly motivated by the activity of gardening itself, as well as the resulting harvest: social

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Tiziana Soverino, Evgenia Mesaritou, Thomas M. Wilson, Steve Byrne, Dino Vukušić, Fabiana Dimpflmeier, Eva-Maria Walther, and Eva Schwab

Bilia Dherela Na Zakarpatti [Apparitions of the God's Mother Next to a Spring in Transcarpathia] ( L'viv : Dobra knyzhka ). Carolyn Korsmeyer (ed.) (2017), The Taste Culture Reader: Experiencing Food and Drink (2nd ed.) (London: Bloomsbury

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Fates Worse Than Death

Destruction and Social Attachment in Timor-Leste

Gabriel Tusinski

transformative and causal powers of concrete material media and practices. In what follows, I will show how viewing houses and their associated material accoutrements (territorial surroundings, people, betel nut, rocks, tree bark, and food) as non

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Christian Bromberger

In the Iranian world, Gilân displays a strong specificity, including the registers of food and cooking. 1 In this rice-producing region, the consumption of rice is much higher than elsewhere in Iran ( Figure 1 ). Among the eating habits of their

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Meghan Bellerose, Maryama Diaw, Jessie Pinchoff, Beth Kangwana, and Karen Austrian

rates and less access to health services ( Mutisya et al. 2016 ). Adolescent girls living in informal settlements are particularly vulnerable, with significantly higher rates of food insecurity, unprotected sex, and gender-based violence (GBV) than

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Safe milk and risky quinoa

The lottery and precarity of farming in Peru

Astrid B. Stensrud

agribusiness corporations and the increasing volatility of global food markets. As in the rest of the world, smallholder farmers—or peasant farmers—are being pushed to become capitalist entrepreneurs and thus forced into high-risk gambling in the “free market