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The growth in both style conscientiousness and political apathy do not in themselves suggest freedom from class boundaries. Dining out At this stage in the chapter readers could be forgiven for questioning how this commentary relates to culinary taste and 37 Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism Series In addition, and with echoes of some postmodern commentary, Mort claims that the government explicitly promoted the view that the growth in consumerism brought freedom from the shackles of the class-bound society.

On the other hand the statistics do support Bourdieu’s contention that the boundary marking the break with the popular relation to food runs between the manual workers and the clerical and commercial employees. That said, by far the most striking characteristic of consumers is age, with 83 per cent of customers of fast food hamburger restaurants in France under the age of 34 and 57 per cent under 24. This has led some commentators to worry that the taste for standardized food will be more widespread in future generations (Beaujour, 2000).

However, Fantasia’s (1995) study found that while adolescents enjoyed the freedom from adult supervision and traditional rules represented by fast food they did not believe that they would or should take the place of the café in France. He concludes that the fast food sector and standardization does not pose a threat to the culinary establishment because ‘in market terms they are sustained by a different consumer population and in cultural terms, (that) they are concerned with fundamentally different activities’ (Fantasia, 1995, p.

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