“The Feminist Food Studies Bookshelf”

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Only in the past 10 years has there emerged a critical look at the centrality of women’s relationship to food practices and the meanings embedded in them. Here’s a few of those works. I’m developing a more comprehensive bibliography of related works with the new site design, so please add any works I’ve missed.

  • Amy Bentley. Eating for Victory: Food Rationing and the Politics of Domesticity (1998)
  • Carole Counihan. The Anthropology of Food and Body: Gender, Meaning and Power (1999)
  • Deborah Arndt. Women Working the NAFTA Food Chain: Women, Food & Globalization (1999)
  • Carole J. Adams. The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Theory (1999)
  • Sherrie Inness. Kitchen Culture in America: Popular Representations of Food, Gender and Race (2000)
  • Inness. Dinner Roles: American Women and Kitchen Culture (2001)
  • Inness. Cooking Lessons: The Politics of Gender and Food (2001)
  • Inness. Secret Ingredients: Race, Gender, and Class at the Dinner Table (2005)
  • Jessamyn Neuhaus. Manly Meals and Mom’s Home Cooking: Cookbooks and Gender in Modern America (2003)
  • Barbara Haber. From Hardtack to Home Fries: An Uncommon History of America’s Cooks and Meals (2002)
  • Laura Shapiro. Something from the Oven: Reinventing Dinner in 1950s America (2005)
  • Shapiro. Perfection Salad: Women and Cooking at the Turn of the Century (2008)
  • Mary Drake McFeely. Can She Bake a Cherry Pie? American Women and the Kitchen in the Twentieth Century (2001)
  • Laura Schenone. A Thousand Years Over a Hot Stove: A History of Women Told Through Food, Recipes and Remembrances (2004)
  • Arlene Voski Avakian and Barbara Haber. From Betty Crocker to Feminist Food Studies: Critical Perspectives on Women and Food
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