The Cultural Politics Of Food And Eating : A Reader (Paperback)

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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

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Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Mfg Part# 9780631230939
SKU 39804753
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0631230939
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Editors Note 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
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0336
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
Series Part 8
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