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Cultural Politics of Food and Eating : A Reader - 05 edition

Cultural Politics of Food and Eating : A Reader (ISBN10: 0631230939; ISBN13: 9780631230939)
ISBN13: 978-0631230939
ISBN10: 0631230939

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0631230922
ISBN10: 0631230920

Summary: The Cultural Politics of Food and Eating offers an ethnographically informed perspective on the ways in which people use food to make sense of life in an increasingly interconnected world.
  • Uses food as a central idiom for teaching about culture and addresses broad themes such as globalization, capitalism, market economies, and consumption practices
  • Spanning 5 continents, features studies from 11 cou
    ntries--Japan, China, Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France, Burkina Faso, Chile, Trinidad, Mexico, and the United States
  • Offers discussion of such hot topics as sushi, fast food, gourmet foods, and food scares and contamination
...show more
Summary: The Cultural Politics of Food and Eating offers an ethnographically informed perspective on the ways in which people use food to make sense of life in an increasingly interconnected world.
  • Uses food as a central idiom for teaching about culture and addresses broad themes such as globalization, capitalism, market economies, and consumption practices
  • Spanning 5 continents, features studies from 11 countries--Japan, China, Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France, Burkina Faso, Chile, Trinidad, Mexico, and the United States
  • Offers discussion of such hot topics as sushi, fast food, gourmet foods, and food scares and contamination
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 05
Cover: Print On Demand
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
Year Published: 2005
International: No

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