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viii, 307 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Man, machine and refined dining in Victorian America / Hillary Murtha
  • Shopping for what never was : the rhetoric of food, social style and nostalgia / Carlnita Greene
  • All you can eat : sociological reflections on food in the hypermodern era / Simon Gottschalk
  • Raising the bar : the complicated consumption of chocolate / Ellen E. Moore
  • The espresso revolution : introducing coffee-bar franchising to modern China / Jackie Cook and Robert Lee
  • Mass agrarianism : Wal-mart and organic foods / Dawn Gilpin
  • "Everybody eats" : the Food Network and symbolic capital / Megan Mullen
  • Semiotic sound bites : toward an alimentary analysis of popular song / Christopher Joseph Westgate
  • Hunger and satiety in Latin American literature / Santiago Daydi-Tolson
  • Reengineering "authenticity" : tourism encounters with cuisine in rural Great Britain / Craig Wight
  • Passing time : the ironies of food in prison culture / Jim Thomas
  • Selfish consumers : Delmonico's restaurant and learning to satisfy personal desire / Heather Lee
  • Is it really better to travel than to arrive? Airline food as a reflection of consumer anxiety / Guillaume de Syon
  • Deconstructing the myth of the dysfunctional Black family in the film Soul food / Tina M. Harris
  • Cultural representation of taste in Ang Lee's Eat, drink, man, woman / Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley
  • Snacking as ritual : eating behavior in public places / Phillip Vannini
  • Beyond bread and circuses : professional competitive eating / Lawrence C. Rubin
  • "Gourmandizing," gluttony and oral fixations : perspectives on overeating in the American journal of psychiatry, 1844 to the present / Dr. Mallay Occhiogrosso
  • Having it his way : the construction of masculinity in fast-food TV advertising / Carrie Packwood Freeman and Debra Merskin.
Historically, few topics have attracted as much scholarly, professional, or popular attention as food and eating - as one might expect, considering the fundamental role of food in basic human survival. Almost daily, a new food documentary, cooking show, diet program, food guru, or eating movement arises to challenge yesterday's dietary truths and the ways we think about dining.This work brings together voices from a wide range of disciplines, providing a fascinating feast of scholarly perspectives on food and eating practices, contemporary and historic, local and global. Nineteen essays cover a vast array of food-related topics, including the ever-increasing problems of agricultural globalization, the contemporary mass-marketing of a formerly grassroots movement for organic food production, the Food Network's successful mediation of social class, and current trends in "culinary tourism" and fast food advertising.
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