The Cultural Politics of Food and Eating

The Cultural Politics of Food and Eating

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The Cultural Politics of Food and Eating offers an ethnographicallyinformed perspective on the ways in which people use food to makesense of life in an increasingly interconnected world.
Uses food as a central idiom for teaching about culture andaddresses broad themes such as globalization, capitalism, marketeconomies, and consumption practices
Spanning 5 continents, features studies from 11countries--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
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005
ISBN: 9780631230922
Characteristics: xii, 320 p. ; 26 cm


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