The cultural politics of food and eating : a reader

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The cultural politics of food and eating : a reader / edited by James L. Watson and Melissa L. Caldwell.
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Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005.
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xii, 320 p.; 26 cm.
Series Statement
Blackwell readers in anthropology ; 8
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction / James L. Watson and Melissa L. Caldwell -- pt. 1. Food and globalization. How sushi went global / Theodore C. Bestor -- French beans for the masses : a modern historical geography of food in Burkina Faso / Susanne Freidberg -- Fresh demand : the consumption of Chilean produce in the United States / Walter L. Goldfrank -- Coca-Cola : a black sweet drink from Trinidad / Daniel Miller -- China's Big Mac attack / James L. Watson -- Of hamburger and social space : consuming McDonald's in Beijing / Yunxiang Yan -- pt. 2. Gentrification, yuppification, and domesticating tastes. Children's food and Islamic dietary restrictions in Xi'an / Maris Boyd Gillette -- The rise of yuppie coffees and the reimagination of class in the United States / William Roseberry -- Crafting grand cru chocolates in contemporary France / Susan J. Terrio -- Globalized childhood? : Kentucky Fried Chicken in Beijing / Eriberto P. Lozada, Jr. -- Domesticating the French fry : McDonald's and consumerism in Moscow / Melissa L. Caldwell -- "India shopping" : Indian grocery stores and transnational configurations of belonging / Purnima Mankekar -- pt. 3. The political economy of food. Food and the counterculture : a story of bread and politics / Warren Belasco -- Industrial tortillas and folkloric Pepsi : the nutritional consequences of hybrid cuisines in Mexico / Jeffrey M. Pilcher -- Food, hunger, and the state / Susan Brownell -- The bakers of Bernburg and the logics of communism and capitalism / Hans Buechler and Judith-Maria Buechler -- The global food fight / Robert Paarlberg -- Half-lives and healthy bodies : discourses on "contaminated" food and healing in post-Chernobyl Ukraine / Sarah Drue Phillips -- Mad cow mysteries / Harriet Ritvo.
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JFE 11-753
ISBN
  • 0631230920
  • 9780631230922
  • 0631230939 (pbk.)
  • 9780631230939 (pbk.)
LCCN
2004013999
OCLC
55679290
Title
The cultural politics of food and eating : a reader / edited by James L. Watson and Melissa L. Caldwell.
Imprint
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005.
Series
Blackwell readers in anthropology ; 8
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary
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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Watson, James L.
Caldwell, Melissa L., 1969-
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JFE 11-753
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