The Anthropology of Food and Body: Gender, Meaning, and Power

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Psychology Press, 1999 - 256 pagine
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The Anthropology of Food and Body explores the way that making, eating, and thinking about food reveal culturally determined gender-power relations in diverse societies. This book brings feminist and anthropological theories to bear on these provocative issues and will interest anyone investigating the relationship between food, the body, and cultural notions of gender.

 

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Sommario

Food as Tie and Rupture
4
Bread as World
25
Food Power and Female
43
Food Sex and Reproduction
61
What Does It Mean to
76
An Anthropological View
93
Food Rules in the United States
113
Fantasy Food
129
The Body as Voice of Desire
178
Body and Power in Womens Experiences
195
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Informazioni sull'autore (1999)

Carole M. Counihan is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Women's Studies at Millersville University. She is co-editor of Food and Culture (Routledge, 1997), and of Food and Gender: Identity and Power (1998).

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