An Invitation to Food and Culture is a provocative exploration of the field of food and culture. It presents a point of view as it covers key concepts in five succinct chapters and invites readers into some of the key issues and debates in food and culture studies. It makes an excellent companion...
To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge
A Reader, 3rd Edition
The classic book that helped to define and legitimize the field of food and culture studies is now available, with major revisions, in a specially affordable e-book version (978-0-203-07975-1). The third edition includes 40 original essays and reprints of previously published classics under...
Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge
Redefining Foodways in a Changing World
The field of food studies has been growing rapidly over the last thirty years and has exploded since the turn of the millennium. Scholars from an array of disciplines have trained fresh theoretical and methodological approaches onto new dimensions of the human relationship to food. This anthology...
Published September 13th 2011 by Routledge
Food, Family, and Gender in Twentieth Century Florence
In this delicious book, noted food scholar Carole M. Counihan presents a compelling and artfully told narrative about family and food in late 20th-century Florence. Based on solid research, Counihan examines how family, and especially gender have changed in Florence since the end of World War II...
Published March 1st 2004 by Routledge
From Thanksgiving to fast food to the Passover seder, Food in the USA brings together the essential readings on these topics and is the only substantial collection of essays on food and culture in the United States. Essay topics include the globalization of U.S. food; the dangers of the meatpacking...
Published August 29th 2002 by Routledge
Gender, Meaning and Power
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...
Published July 19th 1999 by Routledge
This volume examines, among other things, the significance of food-centered activities to gender relations and the construction of gendered identities across cultures. It considers how each gender's relationship to food may facilitate mutual respect or produce gender hierarchy. This...
Published November 25th 1998 by Routledge