Careful Eating: Bodies, Food and Care

Careful Eating: Bodies, Food and Care

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472439482
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2015
Series: Critical Food Studies Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Emma-Jayne Abbots is Senior Lecturer in Social/Cultural Anthropology and Heritage at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Lampeter) and Research Associate at SOAS Food Studies Centre, University of London, UK. Anna Lavis is Research Fellow at the School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham and Research Associate at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, UK. Luci Attala is Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Lampeter) and Associate Lecturer in Health and Social Care at the Open University, UK.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: reflecting on the embodied intersections of eating and caring, Anna Lavis, Emma-Jayne Abbots and Luci Attala. Part I Eating to Care: Proximities and Productions: Multiculturalism as work: the emotional labour of ethnic food tour guides, Rick Flowers and Elaine Swan; Is sharing caring? Social media and discourses of healthful eating, Signe Rousseau; Caring about careless eating: class politics, governance and the production of otherness in Highland Ecuador, Emma-Jayne Abbots. Part II Embodied Encounters between Eating and Caring: Careful starving: reflections on (not) eating, caring and anorexia, Anna Lavis; The sweetness of care: biographies, bodies and place, Tanya Zivkovic, Megan Warin, Vivienne Moore, Paul Ward and Michelle Jones; Food, weight and care in the consultation, Antje Lindenmeyer. Part III Caring to Eat: Distances and (Dis)Connects: Placing security: food, geographical knowledge(s) and the reproduction of place(less-ness), Benjamin Coles; Configuring relations of care in an online consumer protection organization, Karin Eli, Amy K. McLennan and Tanja Schneider; Children's engagements with food: an embodied politics of care through school meals, Monica Truninger and Jose Teixeira; Afterword: the everyday biopolitics of care-full eating, Michael K. Goodman. Index.

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