Each chapter begins with an intriguing case study and ends with suggested resources and activities. Chapter topics include identity, restaurants and food media, health, marketing, industrialization, global food, surplus and scarcity, and social change. Updates and enhancements in this edition reflect new scholarly insights into how food is involved in social media, social movements, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout, the book blends concepts and empirical accounts to address the central issues of culture, structure, and social inequality.
Written in a lively, accessible style, this book provides students with an unrivalled and multifaceted introduction to this fascinating aspect of social life.
|Edition description:||3rd ed.|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Denise A. Copelton is Professor of Sociology at SUNY Brockport.
Betsy Lucal is Professor of Sociology at Indiana University South Bend.