The Meaning of Cooking / Edition 1

The Meaning of Cooking / Edition 1

by Jean-Claude Kaufmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745646905

ISBN-13: 9780745646909

Pub. Date: 08/30/2010

Publisher: Wiley

In this rich and highly entertaining book the French sociologist Jean-Claude Kaufmann takes us into kitchens and dining rooms and deciphers the meaning of food, cooking and eating in the lives of families and couples.

Overview

In this rich and highly entertaining book the French sociologist Jean-Claude Kaufmann takes us into kitchens and dining rooms and deciphers the meaning of food, cooking and eating in the lives of families and couples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745646909
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/30/2010
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I Two Stones 5

1 Food: From Order to Disorders 7

2 Meals: From Sacrifice to Communion 50

Part II 'Food's Ready!' 73

3 Meals Make a Family 75

4 Family Trajectories and Contexts 117

Part III In the Kitchen 157

5 There is Cooking and There is Cooking 159

6 Cooking, Couples and Families 201

Conclusion 240

A Note on Methodology 243

Biographical Data 245

References 264

Index 273

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