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Author Warde, Alan.

Title Eating out : social differentiation, consumption, and pleasure / Alan Warde and Lydia Martens.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 246 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical (pages 234-242) references and index.
Contents 1. Studying eating out -- pt. I. Modes of provision -- 2. development of the habit of eating out in the UK -- 3. meanings of eating out -- pt. II. Access -- 4. Patterns of eating out -- 5. Domestic organisation, family meals and eating out -- pt. III. Delivery -- 6. Personal service in public and private settings -- 7. Last suppers -- pt. IV. Enjoyment: the attractions of eating out -- 8. Eating out as a source of gratification -- 9. enjoyment of meal events -- pt. V. Conclusion -- 10. Eating out and theories of consumption.
Summary Eating Out is a fascinating study of the consumption of food outside the home. Through recent in-depth research in English cities, the authors have collected a wealth of information into people's attitudes towards, and expectations of, eating out as a form of entertainment and an expression of taste and status.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Food habits -- England.
Restaurants -- Social aspects -- England.
Consumer behavior -- England.
England -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Martens, Lydia.
Other Form: Print version: Warde, Alan. Eating out. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000 0521590442 (DLC) 99036184 (OCoLC)41565266
ISBN 0511011628 (electronic bk.)
9780511011627 (electronic bk.)
9780521590440 (hbk.)
0521590442 (hbk.)
9780511488894 (electronic bk.)
0511488890 (electronic bk.)
9780511054198 (electronic bk.)
051105419X (electronic bk.)
0521599695 (pb)