Fast Food/Slow Food The Cultural Economy of the Global Food System

ISBN-10: 075910915X

ISBN-13: 9780759109155

Edition: 2006

Authors: Richard Wilk, Cathy Banwell, Theodore C. Bestor, Michael L. Burton, Jane Dixon

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List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 8/24/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction
Food at Moderate Speeds
From Wild Weeds to Artisanal Cheese
Whole Food Economies: Breaking Down Dichotomies
Building Lives with Food: Production, Circulation, and Consumption of Food in Yap
Food for the Malian Middle Class: An Invisible Cuisine
Taco Bell, Maseca, and Slow Food: A Postmodern Apocalypse for Mexico's Peasant Cuisine?
From Hunger Foods to Heritage Foods: Challenges to Food Localization in Lao PDR
Tasting the Worlds of Yesterday and Today: Culinary Tourism and Nostalgia Foods in Post-Soviet Russia
The Contradictions of Industrial Food
Kaiten-zushi and Konbini: Japanese Food Culture in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
Rice Ball Rivalries: Japanese Convenience Stores and the Appetite of Late Capitalism
Global Tastes, Local Contexts: An Ethnographic Account of Fast Food Expansion in San Fernando City, the Philippines
Transforming Markets and Reconnecting with Consumers
From the Bottom Up: The Global Expansion of Chinese Vegetable Trade for New York City Markets
The Role of Ideology in New Mexico's CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Organizations: Conflicting Visions between Growers and Members
Artisanal Cheese and Economies of Sentiment in New England
Fast and Slow Food in the Fast Lane: Automobility and the Australian Diet
Just Java: Roasting Fair Trade Coffee
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