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Mothers and Food: Negotiating Foodways from Maternal Perspectives

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by Florence Pasche Guignard
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Mothers and Food: Negotiating Foodways from Maternal Perspectives by Florence Pasche Guignard

From multidisciplinary perspectives, this volume explores the roles mothers play in the producing, purchasing, preparing and serving of food to their own families and to their communities in a variety of contexts. By examining cultural representations of the relationships between feeding and parenting in diverse media and situations, these contributions highlight the tensions in which mothers get entangled. They show mothers' agency - or lack thereof - in negotiating the environmental, material, and economic reality of their feeding care work while upholding other ideals of taste, nutrition, health and fitness shaped by cultural norms. The contributors to Mothers and Food go beyond the normative discourses of health and nutrition experts and beyond the idealistic images that are part of marketing strategies. They explore what really drives mothers to maintain or change their family's foodways, for better or for worse, paying a particular attention to how this shapes their maternal identity. Questioning the motto according to which "people are what they eat," the chapters in this volume show that mothers cannot be categorized simply by how they feed themselves and their family.

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Size: 3.5 MB
Publisher: Demeter Press
Date published:   2016
ISBN: 9781772580617 (DRM-EPUB)
9781772580594 (DRM-PDF)

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This product is listed in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Social Science > Women's Studies
Nonfiction > Family & Relationships > Parenting > Motherhood
Nonfiction > Health & Fitness > Pregnancy & Childbirth

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Nonfiction > Social Science > Women's Studies
Nonfiction > Family & Relationships > Parenting > Motherhood
Nonfiction > Health & Fitness > Pregnancy & Childbirth

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03/26/2017
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