Food, women and leisure.
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Published by University of Salford in Salford .
Written in English

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MSc thesis, Sociology and Political Science.

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Open LibraryOL20905557M

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Get this from a library! Leisure and food. [Heather Mair; Jennifer Sumner; Joylin Namie; Alan Warner; Deepak Chhabra; Rob Porter; Rudy Dunlap; Michael J Dubnewick; Elaine Swan;] -- "Leisure and food seem to be a natural fit, but the recent, unprecedented focus on all aspects of food has not been reflected in the field of leisure studies. This book is the first to combine these. Drawing upon feminist perspectives this book re-conceptualises leisure in order to provide a more informed understanding of women's leisure. The authors argue that such an examination necessarily involves a study of women's daily lives which views leisure in . Leisure, Women, and Gender explores and elaborates on issues of leisure for girls and women. It presents a critical analysis of the research to date and proposes directions for the future study of leisure, women, and gender. This publication is a book-in-progress that elaborates on issues about women, gender, and leisure across the life span. The text is an update of Leisure of One's Own () and contains 80% new, revised, and updated material. Although many gains have been made in understanding women's leisure, much remains to be learned.

Trademarks: All brand names and product names used in this book are trademarks, regis-tered trademarks, or trade names of their respective holders. Chapter Reflections on Leisure, Women, and Gender Valeria J. Freysinger, Susan M. Shaw, .   Author: Amy Tan Year of publication: Buy it here Why it's great for food obsessives: The members of the Joy Luck Club are four aging Chinese women who gather regularly to play mah-jongg, gossip about their children, and feast on Chinese food that would make both Cecilia Chang and Danny Bowien proud. Eating plays a vital role in the book. Books shelved as food-fiction: Delicious! by Ruth Reichl, Chocolat by Joanne Harris, The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister, Like Wate.   For the heroines of culinary historian Laura Shapiro's newest book, What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories, food has also proved itself an instrument of power, if not exactly equality.

Selected Books about Women in the Culinary Professions in the Hilton Library Cherry Bombe, the cookbook: recipes and stories from of the most creative and inspiring women in food today by Kerry Diamond; Claudia Wu. Call Number: ebook. We Are la Cocina: Recipes. COUPON: Rent Leisure, Women, and Gender 1st edition () and save up to 80% on textbook rentals and 90% on used textbooks. Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access! The thesis of this book is that people's lives -both women's and men's-may be enriched through opportunities for leisure. Examining and reflecting on gender relations empowers individuals to work for personal and social changes that will do much to enhance the leisure lives of women and men. We hope this book provides a synthesis of where an understanding of women, gender, and leisure is after. WOMEN'S LEISURE LIFESTYLESThe word "leisure" conjures up different images for different people: warm breezes, iced tea, and a comfortable chair; an exhausting yet exhilarating game of basketball; a stiff drink at the pub; an afternoon at the park with children. Leisure indicates both the freedom to do something and the freedom to do nothing, and it is an aspect of life that Americans have.