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Feeding Friends and Others

Alice P. Julier

in Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037634
eISBN:
9780252094880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037634.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book offers a partial and preliminary map of the landscape of social meals. It focuses on one particular type of sociable activity, ... More


Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality

Alice P. Julier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037634
eISBN:
9780252094880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037634.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

An insightful map of the landscape of social meals, this book argues that the ways in which Americans eat together play a central role in social life in the United States. Delving into a wide range ... More


Dinner Parties in America

Alice P. Julier

in Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037634
eISBN:
9780252094880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037634.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter uses stories from both formal and informal interviews to travel from those who dutifully adhere to the cultural template of dinner parties to those who deliberately alter some important ... More


Potlucks

Alice P. Julier

in Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037634
eISBN:
9780252094880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037634.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines the social significance of potlucks. In the United States, the word potluck has come to mean a particular category of commensal events, where each participant brings a “dish to ... More


From Formality to Comfort: The Discourse of Meals and Manners

Alice P. Julier

in Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037634
eISBN:
9780252094880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037634.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter explores how people's definitions of hospitality—and consequently their social meals—reflect cultural discourses about sociability. It first describes interviews of people about how they ... More


Artfulness, Solidarity, and Intimacy

Alice P. Julier

in Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037634
eISBN:
9780252094880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037634.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter reviews some of the themes emergent from the analysis in this volume, including insights about non-kin relationships, the role of gender and gendered labor in creating events and ... More


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