Anthropology of Food and Body by Carole M. Counihan
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Anthropology of Food and Body
By Carole M. Counihan

The Anthropology of Food and Body

Gender, Meaning and Power

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Anthropology of Food and Body by Carole M. Counihan

Book Description

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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415921930
ISBN-10: 0415921937
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Aug-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Carole M. Counihan

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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