Food, National Identity and Nationalism: From Everyday to Global Politics

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Springer, Jan 26, 2016 - Social Science - 196 pages
Exploring a much neglected area, the relationship between food and nationalism, this book examines a number of case studies at various levels of political analysis to show how useful the food and nationalism axis can be in the study of politics.


List of Figures and Tables
Nationalism and National
When Groups Participate in Defining the Nation
The Construction of National Identities
The NationState Food
National Food in the International Context
Food and NationalismNational Identity at
International Organisations Food and Nationalism
Food Nationalism and Politics

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Atsuko Ichijo is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics, Kingston University, UK. Her research focuses on various aspects of nationalism. She is the author of Nationalism and Multiple Modernities: Europe and Beyond (2013) and is a member of the editorial team of Nations and Nationalism.

Ronald Ranta is a Lecturer in Politics in the Department of Politics, Kingston University, UK. His research areas include foreign policy, the Arab-Israeli conflict, the politics of food, and the study of nationalism. He is the author of Political Decision Making and Non-Decisions (2015) and From the Arab Other to the Israeli Self (2015).

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