Further Reading

Here are some texts we like for thinking about Digital Food Cultures. Recommendations are very welcome in the comments section below.


Bell, D. and Valentine. G. (1998) Consuming Geographies: We Are Where We Eat. New York and London: Routledge.

Frewer L. (forthcoming) ‘Consumer acceptance and rejection of emerging technologies and their applications’, European Review of Agricultural Economics.

Goodman, M. K., Maye, D. and Holloway, L. (2010) ‘Ethical foodscapes?: Premises, promises and possibilities’, Environment and Planning A 42(8): 1782-1796.

Goody, J. (1982) Cooking, Cuisine and Class: A Study in Comparative Sociology. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press.

Goody, J. (1998) Food and Love. London and New York: Verso.

Johnston, J. and Baumann, S. (2010) Foodies: Democracy and Distinction in the Gourmet Foodscape. New York and Oxon: Routledge.

Julier, A. P. (2013) Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality. Champaign: University of Illinois Press.

LeBesco, K. and Naccarato, P. (eds.) (2008) Edible Ideologies: Representing Food and Meaning. Albany: State University of New York Press.

McChesney, R. W. (2013) Digital Disconnect: How capitalism is turning the Internet against democracy. New York: New Press.

Naccarato, P. and LeBesco, K. (2012) Culinary Capital. London and New York: Berg.

Rousseau, S. (2012) Food and Social Media: You Are What You Tweet. New York and London: Rowman & Littlefield.

Smithies, J. (forthcoming) The Digital Humanities and the Digital Modern. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Thumim, N. (2012) Self Representation and Digital Culture. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave.

Turkle, S. (1995) Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet. New York: Simon & Schuster.

van Deursen, A. and van Dijk, J. (2014) ‘The digital divide shifts to differences in usage’, New Media & Society 16(3): 507–526.

van Dijck, J. (2013) The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.

Wajcman, J. (2014) Pressed for Time: The Acceleration of Life in Digital Capitalism. Chicago and London: Chicago University Press.

Watson, J. and Caldwell, M. (eds.) (2005) The Cultural Politics of Food and Eating. Malden and Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

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