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The cultural politics of food and eating : a reader / edited by James L. Watson and Melissa L. Caldwell.

Watson, James L. (Added Author). Caldwell, Melissa L., 1969- (Added Author).
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Robertson Library GT2850.C853 2005 37348006789564 STACKS Available -
Subject: Food habits > Political aspects.
Food habits > Economic aspects.
Food preferences.
Food industry and trade.
Politics and culture.
Consumption (Economics)
Globalization.

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  • ISBN: 0631230920
  • ISBN: 0631230939 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 320 p. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part 1: Food and globalization -- Chapter 1. How sushi went global /by Theodore C. Bestor -- Chapter 2. French beans for the masses : a modern historical geography of food in Burkina Faso /by Susanne Freidberg -- Chapter 3. Fresh demand : the consumption of Chilean produce in the United States /by Walter L. Goldfrank -- Chapter 4. Coca-Cola : a black sweet drink from Trinidad /by Daniel Miller -- Chapter 5. China's Big Mac attack /by James L. Watson -- Chapter 6. Of hamburger and social space : consuming McDonald's in Beijing /by Yunxiang Yan -- Part 2: Gentrification, yuppification, and domesticating tastes -- Chapter 7. Children's food and Islamic dietary restrictions in Xi'an /by Maris Boyd Gillette -- Chapter 8. The rise of yuppie coffees and the reimagination of class in the United States /by William Roseberry -- Chapter 9. Crafting grand cru chocolates in contemporary France /by Susan J. Terrio -- Chapter 10. Globalized childhood? : Kentucky Fried Chicken in Beijing /by Eriberto P. Lozada, Jr. -- Chapter 11. Domesticating the French fry : McDonald's and consumerism in Moscow /by Melissa L. Caldwell -- Chapter 12. "India shopping" : Indian grocery stores and transnational configurations of belonging /by Purnima Mankekar -- Part 3: The political economy of food -- Chapter 13. Food and the counterculture : a story of bread and politics /by Warren Belasco -- Chapter 14. Industrial tortillas and folkloric Pepsi : the nutritional consequences of hybrid cuisines in Mexico /by Jeffrey M. Pilcher -- Chapter 15. Food, hunger, and the state /by Susan Brownell -- Chapter 16. The bakers of Bernburg and the logics of communism and capitalism /by Hans Buechler and Judith-Maria Buechler -- Chapter 17. The global food fight /by Robert Paarlberg -- Chapter 18. Half-lives and healthy bodies : discourses on "contaminated" food and healing in post-Chernobyl Ukraine /by Sarah Drue Phillips -- Chapter 19. Mad cow mysteries /by Harriet Ritvo.
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