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Anthropology of Food  

R. Kenji Tierney and Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney

Print publication date:
Oct 2012
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
Subject:
History, Theory
Food is an important indicator of social differentiation, which defines the boundaries between social groups, and social hierarchy, which entails class, status, and power inequality. ... More

Cultural Nationalism  

John Hutchinson

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Mar 2013
Online publication date:
May 2013
Nationalism is usually conceived of as a state-oriented political project. There has been much less scholarly focus on nationalists whose primary aim is the formation of national ... More

Geography of Food  

Bertie Mandelblatt

Print publication date:
Oct 2012
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
Subject:
History, Theory
The study of food essentially deals with the interrelationships between the social and cultural worlds of humans and the zoological and physical worlds of climate and ecology. This article ... More

National Identity and Everyday Life  

Yves Déloye

Print publication date:
Mar 2013
Online publication date:
May 2013
Subject:
History, Theory
This chapter approaches nationalism from the point of view of everyday life. This line of analysis owes a great deal to Michael Billig’s work and has the advantage of emphasizing the forms ... More

Nationalism and Religion  

Peter van der Veer

Print publication date:
Mar 2013
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May 2013
Subject:
History, Theory
Both nationalism and religion are transformations of pre-modern traditions and identities. Religion is nationalized in modern times. Religions are made a part of national identity and ... More

Sociology of Food  

Sierra Clark Burnett and Krishnendu Ray

Print publication date:
Oct 2012
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
Subject:
History, Theory
The study of food, an area associated with domesticity and women's work, has been neglected in sociology for decades. Folklorists and anthropologists in the past already recognized the ... More

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