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Concerned with the kinds of explanation which might be offered forchanging food habits, proposes that largescale, multifactorialexplanations are often inappropriate, and may be misleading when appliedto the social explanation of food use. Argues that, for example, in theexplanation of changes in...
Examines the role of organic and conventional farming in the supplyfood chain. In particular addresses whether organic and conventionalfarmers have different beliefs and values do organic farmers beliefsand values constitute a barrier to the conversion of conventionalfarmers are these organic...
Of the many warnings of dangerous food given by the Governmentbetween 1988 and 1992, it is only with listeriosis that there is anyevidence of improvement. The whole basis of Government action on BSE hasnow been shown to be flawed in that the extraordinarily optimistic hopethat cattle would prove...
The social anthropology of food and eating displays considerablediversity in theoretical approach, research strategy and substantivefocus. Raises the question of whether this form of diversity is locatedwithin the discipline or whether it results from drawing on work fromother disciplines....
Corporate social responsibility is a strategic decision whereby anorganization undertakes an obligation to society, for example in theform of sponsorship, commitment to local communities, attention toenvironmental issues and responsible advertising. The impact oforganizational decisions on...
Examines the dimensions of stability and change in the foodways ofcontemporary Britain. The structural and cultural origins of change areoutlined and various sociological explanations of these phenomena arediscussed. Subsequently, both the positive and negative implications ofthe contemporary...
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