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Heartburn at the Gates of Heaven

 

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In 1995, McDonald''s proposed to build a fast-food restaurant in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. News of the proposal sparked a lively community debate that continued for over eight years. Many Blue Mountains residents rallied against the global corporation whom they considered a threat to local businesses and the unique character of the locality. However, other residents in favour of the fast-food development suggested that attempts to ban McDonald''s were motivated by culinary elitism and some prejudices towards ‘ordinary'' working-class people. ''Heartburn at the Gates of Heaven'' examines the remarkable debate over place-identity and culture that surrounded the McDonald''s dispute. Using both social theory and psychoanalysis, this book identifies the significance of culture, aesthetics, and social class within the context of urban development politics.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC48755
AuthorAdrian Emilsen
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages108
Publishing Year2010-09-14T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3838326603
Edition1 st
Book TypeSociology
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-04-08 00:00:00