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

1st Edition

Carole M. Counihan

Routledge
Published July 20, 1999
Reference - 264 Pages
ISBN 9780415921930 - CAT# RT1937

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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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