Peter Jackson
University of Sheffield
Publications 222
#1Peter Jackson (University of Sheffield)H-Index: 39
#2Angela Meah (University of Sheffield)H-Index: 13
ABSTRACTThis paper highlights the social significance of humor in everyday interactions with food within families and related household contexts. The paper approaches humor in relational terms, emphasizing its role in negotiating the way power is exercised within the moralized context of “feeding the family.” Having reviewed previous work on the social significance of humor, the paper provides some examples of food-related humor from recent research with British food consumers, illustrating what...
#1Peter Jackson (University of Sheffield)H-Index: 39
#2David Evans (University of Sheffield)H-Index: 45
Last.João Afonso Baptista (University of Lisbon)H-Index: 4
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This paper adopts a material-semiotic approach to explore the multiple ontologies of ‘freshness’ as a quality of food. The analysis is based on fieldwork in the UK and Portugal, with particular emphasis on fish, poultry, and fruit and vegetables. Using evidence from archival research, ethnographic observation and interviews with food businesses (including major retailers and their suppliers) plus qualitative household-level research with consumers, the paper unsettles the conventional view of fr...
#1Christian John Reynolds (University of Sheffield)H-Index: 10
#2Liam Goucher (University of Sheffield)
Last.Annika Carlsson Kanyama (KTH: Royal Institute of Technology)
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Abstract Food waste prevention has become an issue of international concern, with Sustainable Development Goal 12.3 aiming to halve per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer levels by 2030. However there is no review that has considered the effectiveness of interventions aimed at preventing food waste in the consumption stages of the food system. This significant gap, if filled, could help support those working to reduce food waste in the developed world, providing knowledge of wha...
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore the way diverse family forms are depicted in recent TV advertisements, and how the ads may be read as an indication of contemporary attitudes to food. It focuses particularly on consumers’ ambivalent attitude towards convenience foods given the way these foods are moralised within a highly gendered discourse of “feeding the family”. Design/methodology/approach The paper presents a critical reading of the advertisments and their complex meanings for...
#1Peter JacksonH-Index: 18
France’s policy at the Paris Peace Conference has long been criticised as a failed bid to destroy German power and to secure a dominant position in the post-1918 European political order. The strategy and tactics of French premier Georges Clemenceau are nearly always contrasted with those of American president Woodrow Wilson. Clemenceau is represented as a committed practitioner of Realpolitik while Wilson is depicted as an idealist proponent of a new approach to international politics. This art...