Fast Food/slow Food

Fast Food/slow Food

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Wilk and his colleagues draw upon their own international field experience to examine how food systems are changing around the globe. The authors offer a cultural perspective that is missing in other economic and developmental studies, and provide rich ethnographic data on markets, industrial production, and food economies. This new book will appeal to professionals in economic and environmental anthropology: economic development, agricultural economics, consumer behavior, nutritional sciences, environmental sustainability, and globalization studies.Unlike its competitors, the new McDonalda#39;s does not occupy a space within a previously established commercial ... With a stand-alone restaurant, the Tans were required to pay more in construction costs. ... Beyond food, the restaurant also offers consumers amenities like an indoor playground, childrena#39;s birthday parties, anbsp;...

Title:Fast Food/slow Food
Author:Richard R. Wilk
Publisher:Rowman Altamira - 2006-01-01


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