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Food and Gender: Identity and Power (Food and Nutrition in by Carole M. Counihan,Steven L. Kaplan

By Carole M. Counihan,Steven L. Kaplan

This quantity examines, between different issues, the importance of food-centered actions to gender kin and the development of gendered identities throughout cultures. It considers how every one gender's courting to nutrients could facilitate mutual admire or produce gender hierarchy. This courting is taken into account via vital questions: How does keep watch over of nutrition construction, distribution, and intake give a contribution to men's and women's energy and social place? and the way does nutrition symbolically connote maleness and femaleness and determine the social worth of guys and ladies? different matters mentioned include men's and women's attitudes in the direction of their our bodies and the legitimacy in their appetites.

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