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Street Food: Culture, Economy, Health and Governance Ryzia De Cassia Vieira Cardoso

Street Food: Culture, Economy, Health and Governance

Ryzia De Cassia Vieira Cardoso

Published September 1st 2014
ISBN : 9781138023680
Hardcover
281 pages
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Prepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street food, illustrating its immense culturalMorePrepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street food, illustrating its immense cultural diversity and economic significance, both in developing and developed countries. Key issues addressed include: policy, regulation and governance of street food and vendors- production and trade patterns ranging from informal subsistence to modern forms of enterprise- the key role played by female vendors- historical roots and cultural meanings of selling and eating food in the street- food safety and nutrition issues.