Why has food become such a popular topic of discussion in the public sphere of contemporary Western Societies? This work sets out to answer this question from three point of views. The first regards the characteristics of the societies at hand and the individualization; the second concerns self-expression and identity as the objective of single individuals and, finally, the third involves the influences from traditional media as well as the new forms of media which are transforming the public sphere and moving the physical venue towards a virtual setting.

THE IMPORTANCE OF FOOD IN THE INDIVIDUALIZED SOCIETY

M. C. Martinengo
2015

Abstract

Why has food become such a popular topic of discussion in the public sphere of contemporary Western Societies? This work sets out to answer this question from three point of views. The first regards the characteristics of the societies at hand and the individualization; the second concerns self-expression and identity as the objective of single individuals and, finally, the third involves the influences from traditional media as well as the new forms of media which are transforming the public sphere and moving the physical venue towards a virtual setting.
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