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Coffee Made Cuckolds and Eunuchs: Interaction with an Ottoman Drink in Seventeenth-century English Society

The controversies surrounding the emergence of Ottoman-imported coffee-drinking culture in seventeenth-century England were intimately connected, constrained, and enabled by the prevalent anxieties about manhood and masculine sexuality in English society.

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Published online: January 22, 2016

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Saving the World with Organic Agriculture: Grassroots Permaculture Education in Myanmar (Burma)

Agrarian communities in Myanmar are suffering from environmental and food insecurity issues. A grassroots organisation, NEED-Myanmar, has established an eco-farm and school and is teaching permaculture to Burmese nationals.

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Published online: December 7, 2015

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Sustainable Household Food Security in Moiben, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya

We discuss the challenges and opportunities faced by small-scale farmers in sustaining food security.

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Published online: December 7, 2015

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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Creating Digital Stories in a College Classroom to Promote a Healthy Food System

Students in a industrialized food studies class collaborated to create and disseminate a digital story that advocated for sustainable, local food systems. The effectiveness of the projects is evaluated.

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Published online: December 7, 2015

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A Study of School Meals: How Cafeteria Culture and Role Models Shape the Eating Habits of Students

This study investigated the school lunch program in the United Kingdom to gain an understanding of the attitudes and beliefs surrounding school meals and the realities of student food patterns.

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Published online: October 22, 2015

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The Danger of Taste: Food, Taste and Memory among Indian and Pakistani Migrants in Scotland

Indian and Pakistani migrants with diabetes show great resistance when it comes to changing food habits, particularly taste, since they perceived it as being essential to preserve their identity.

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Published online: September 16, 2015

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Food Challenge: Cultivating Food Competence among Adolescents

This paper reports on the experience of adolescents participating in a food and culinary skills program. Findings suggest the program impacted healthful eating and meal preparation at home.

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Published online: September 16, 2015

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The Antioxidative Effect of Chaya Leaf Extract on Refined Soybean Oil

Chaya leaf was a solvent extracted and the extract was used as means of preservation of refined soybean oil. The performance of the extract was compared with Butylatedhydroxytoluene(BHT).

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Published online: September 16, 2015

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The Rhetorical Construction of Food Waste in US Public Discourse
Joshua Frye,

This paper examines the rhetorical construction of food waste in contemporary US public discourse using frame theory and discourse analysis.

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Published online: September 16, 2015

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“Cooking” Womanhood in Japan: The Dialectics of Ideology and Practice

This paper discusses cultural meanings of handmade food and the relationship between the perceived gender role of women and their daily practice, through popular cooking lessons in Japan.

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Published online: September 16, 2015

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