Foodies, Book of the Month, January 2010
Authors Josée Johnston and Shyon Baumann were recently interviewed about their book on WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show! Listen to the interview.
Can anyone be a Foodie? What can Foodie culture reveal about social inequality? Foodies: Democracy And Distinction In The Gourmet Foodscape, a new and highly readable cultural analysis shows how food can both bring people together and keep them apart. Authors Josée Johnston and Shyon Baumann, both Sociology professors at the University of Toronto, explore both the democratic side of Foodie culture, as well as its socioeconomic implications.
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