The Restaurants Book: Ethnographies of Where we Eat

The Restaurants Book Ethnographies of Where we Eat Is the restaurant an ideal total social phenomenon for the contemporary world Restaurants are fr

  • Title: The Restaurants Book: Ethnographies of Where we Eat
  • Author: David Sutton David Beriss
  • ISBN: 9781845207557
  • Page: 488
  • Format: Paperback
  • Is the restaurant an ideal total social phenomenon for the contemporary world Restaurants are fr.

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    1. These journals really didn't have much connection to each other than the fact that they all revolved around restaurants. Perhaps it would have been better if the book was structured more than just having random entries and been more exclusive. I did however enjoy the 'entree', 'main course' and 'dessert' section headings (humorous). But I felt like the Goffman analysis was too simplistic, anyone who has read Goffman would be able to make all of those assertions of front stage back stage on their [...]

    2. This book provides a good perspective on the American tipping system as opposed to the other countries that don't. Also, the Japanese-run restaurants in Hawaii for instance. Explains deviance, solidarity and such with clear examples. Average book but good enough to attain knowledge.

    3. Compiled by editors, Berriss and Sutton, The Restaurants Book includes a diverse set of chapters exploring the anthropology of restaurants. Some chapters are stronger than others, but overall, it is a unique contribution to both food studies and anthropology.

    4. A collection of anthropological works related to restaurants, some of which were better than others. I read this one for class, and really enjoyed a good portion of it.

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