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Food, Identity and Symbolic Metaphors in the Bengali-Canadian Community

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ISBN-10: 3838390636

ISBN-13: 9783838390635

Edition: N/A

Authors: Tasin Zaman

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The purpose of this research is to convey the intricate connections between food and identity in the lives of Bangladeshi-Canadian women between 19-25 who call Canada their home, using participant observations and semi-structured interviewing. Food is a marker of ethnic identity in a globalized, migrant community; cultural and social issues governing the consumption of food products serve as a marker of regional, national and gender identity. In the Bengali diaspora, food is a symbol of tradition and a link to ethnic identity as younger generations of South Asian-Canadian women maintain, conserve or oppose traditional values, while engaging in identity construction. The research asks if…    
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Book details

List price: $64.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 104
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.374
Language: English