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Author Tucker, Catherine M.

Title Coffee culture : local experiences, global connections / Catherine M. Tucker.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  394.12 T795c 2011    ---  Available
Description xv, 160 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series The Routledge series for creative teaching and learning in anthropology
Routledge series for creative teaching and learning in anthropology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Culture, caffeine, and coffee shops -- Theories of food and social meanings of coffee -- Coffee culture, history, and media in Coca-Cola land -- Tracing coffee connections -- Coffee and the rise of the world system -- Coffee, the Industrial Revolution, and body discipline -- Coffee controversies and threats to social order -- National identities and cultural relevance -- Hot and bothered: coffee and caffeine humor -- Is coffee good or bad for you? Debates over physical and mental health effects -- Planting and caring for coffee -- Harvesting, processing, and inequality -- Environmental sustainability of coffee production -- Environmental conundrums of coffee processing -- Market volatility and social calamity -- Efforts to mitigate the coffee cycle and the distribution of power -- A brief history of fair trade -- Conundrums of fair trade coffee: building equity or reinventing subjugation?
Subject Coffee -- Social aspects.
Coffee -- History.
Coffee -- Health aspects.
Coffee industry -- Social aspects.
ISBN 9780415800242 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0415800242 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780415800259 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0415800250 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000045973685

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