Fashioning appetite: Restaurants and the making of modern identity

Joanne Finkelstein

Research output: Book/ReportBook


In this follow-up study to her Dining Out, sociologist Joanne Finkelstein takes a fragment of social life--restaurant dining--and uses it to examine the dramatic effect our public behavior and social habits have on our private desires and sense of identity.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationUnited States
PublisherColumbia University Press
Number of pages219
ISBN (Electronic)978023537124
ISBN (Print)9780231167963
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameArts and traditions of the table


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