In nearly all societies gender has been, and continues to be, central in defining roles and responsibilities related to the production, manufacturing, provisioning, eating, and disposal of food. The 2016 Yearbook of Women’s History presents a collection of new contributions that look into the diversity of these gendered food-related practices to uncover new insights into the shifting relations of gender across food systems. Authors explore changing understandings and boundaries of food-related activities at the intersection of food and gender, across time and space. Look out for intriguing contributions that range from insights into the lives of market women in late medieval food trades in the Low Countries, the practices of activist women in the garbage movement of prewar Tokyo, the way grain storage technologies affect women in Zimbabwe, through to the impact of healthy eating blogs in the digital age.
|Title of host publication||2016 Yearbook of Women's History|
|Editors||Bettina Bock, Jessica Duncan|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
Bock, B. B., & Duncan, J. A. B. (2017). Gender and food practices - from seed to waste, an introduction. In B. Bock, & J. Duncan (Eds.), 2016 Yearbook of Women's History (Vol. 36, pp. 1-14). Uitgeverij Verloren.