Foodies: Democracy and Distinction in the Gourmet Foodscape  Ed 2
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Foodies: Democracy and Distinction in the Gourmet Foodscape Ed 2

As Johnston and Baumann show in their stimulating analyses of the gourmet foodscape today, food both divides people and brings them together. Their illuminating interviews take the reader into the foodie subculture where food becomes lifestyle, where the food-possessed daily negotiate the contradictions of class, gender, and work, the tensions of pleasure and necessity, and the dynamics of the individual in our contemporary world. Th...