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  • Consumption, Food and Tasteby Alan Warde

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 52.00

    Exploring the expression of taste through the processes of consumption this book provides an incisive and accessible evaluation of the current theories of consumption, and trends in the representation and purchase of food. more...

  • Cultural Consumption, Classification and Powerby Alan Warde

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    When social scientists in the 1970s began to identify the positive and constructive role of cultural practices in the operation of power, Pierre Bourdieu advanced a highly influential and subsequently controversial account. Most notably in Distinction, he charted the connections between cultural taste and practice and social classification. This book... more...

  • The Practice of Eatingby Alan Warde

    Wiley 2016; US$ 20.66

    This book reconstructs and extends sociological approaches to the understanding of food consumption. It identifies new ways to approach the explanation of food choice and it develops new concepts which will help reshape and reorient common understandings. Leading sociologist of food, Alan Warde, deals both with abstract issues about theories of practice... more...

  • Consumptionby Alan Warde

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 97.87

    This book critically reviews recent social scientific investigations of consumption, a controversial topic with moral overtones, and of popular public interest and political and economic significance. The author explores how consumption affects personal identity and social position, developing a sociological analysis using theories of practice... more...

  • Eating Outby Alan Warde; Lydia Martens

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 37.00

    Eating Out, first published in 2000, is a fascinating study, based on extensive recent research, of the practice of eating out. more...

  • Cultural Analysis and Bourdieu’s Legacyby Elizabeth Silva; Alan Warde

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Cultural Analysis and Bourdieu’s Legacy explores the achievements and limitations of a Bourdieusian approach to cultural analysis through original contributions from distinguished international scholars. This edited collection offers sustained critical engagement, substantiated by new empirical work. It presents concrete evidence of different... more...

  • Ordinary Consumptionby Jukka Groncow; Alan Warde

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Market relations and the competitive processby Stan Metcalfe; Alan Warde

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 16.99

    There has been increasing interest and debate in recent years on the instituted nature of economic processes in general and the related ideas of the market, in particular the competitive process. This debate lies at the interface between two largely independent disciplines, economics and sociology, and reflects an attempt to bring the two fields of... more...

  • Trust in Foodby Unni Kjaernes; Mark Harvey; Alan Warde

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 30.50

    The BSE epidemic, GM foods, avian flu, the growth of supermarkets and the crisis in obesity have shaken consumer trust in food. Uncovering surprising differences between countries, Trust in Food examines this and challenges the idea of the consumer as a sovereign individual, demonstrating how consumption is institutionalized within society. more...

  • Culture, Class, Distinctionby Tony Bennett; Mike Savage; Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva; Alan Warde; Modesto Gayo-Cal; David Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 63.95

    Choice Recommended Title, February 2010 Culture, Class, Distinction is major contribution to international debates regarding the role of cultural capital in relation to modern forms of inequality.  Drawing on a national study of the organisation of cultural practices in contemporary Britain, the authors review Bourdieu’s classic study of the... more...