Food, Health and Identity

Food, Health and Identity

by Pat Caplan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415156793

ISBN-13: 9780415156790

Pub. Date: 09/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

By addressing the issue of food and eating in Britain today this collection considers the ways in which food habits are changing and shows how social and personal identities and perceptions of health risk influence people's food choices.

The articles explore, among other issues:
• the family meal
• wedding cakes
• nostalgia and the

Overview

By addressing the issue of food and eating in Britain today this collection considers the ways in which food habits are changing and shows how social and personal identities and perceptions of health risk influence people's food choices.

The articles explore, among other issues:
• the family meal
• wedding cakes
• nostalgia and the invention of tradition
• the rise of vegetarianism
• the recent BSE crisis
• the 'creolization' of British food eating out
• creation of individual identity through lifestyle.

The contributors include Hanna Bradby, Simon Charsley, Allison James, Anne Keane, Lydia Martens and Alan Warde.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415156790
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.89(d)
Lexile:
1430L (what's this?)

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