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Cultural Politics of Food and Eating A Reader

ISBN-10: 0631230939

ISBN-13: 9780631230939

Edition: 2004

Authors: James L. Watson, Melissa L. Caldwell

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Description:

Rather than replicating an anthology of classic writings on food or the anthropology of food, this title addresses the study of food in relation to larger themes that are emerging in social anthropology: globalization, capitalism, 'new' market economies, and consumption practices.
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Book details

List price: $57.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/27/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 6.60" wide x 9.70" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Food and Globalization
How Sushi Went Global
French Beans for the Masses: A Modern Historical Geography of Food in Burkina Faso
Fresh Demand: The Consumption of Chilean Produce in the United States
Coca-Cola: A Black Sweet Drink from Trinidad
China�s Big Mac Attack
Of Hamburger and Social Space: Consuming McDonald�s in Beijing
Yuppification, Gentrification, and Domesticating Tastes
Children�s Food and Islamic Dietary Restrictions in Xi�an
The Rise of Yuppie Coffees and the Reimagination of Class in the United States
Crafting Grand Cru Chocolates in Contemporary France
Globalized Childhood? Kentucky Fried Chicken in Beijing
Domesticating the French Fry: McDonald�s and Consumerism in Moscow
�India Shopping�: Indian Grocery Stores and Transnational Configurations of Belonging
The Political Economy of Food
Food and the Counterculture: A Story of Bread and Politics
Industrial Tortillas and Folkloric Pepsi: The Nutritional Consequences of Hybrid Cuisines in Mexico
Food, Hunger, and the State
The Bakers of Bernberg and the Logics of Communism and Capitalism
The Global Food Fight
Half-Lives and Healthy Bodies: Discourses on �Contaminated� Food and Healing in Post-Chernobyl Ukraine
Mad Cow Mysteries