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Author Tucker, Catherine M

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

Publ Info New York : Routledge, 2011
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Descript xv, 160 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
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Series Routledge series for creative teaching and learning in anthropology
Note 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?
LC 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)
9780203831243 (e-book)
0203831241 (e-book)