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WOMEN’S ROLES AND STRATEGIES DURING FOOD CRISES AND FAMINES

@inproceedings{Rangasami1999WOMENSRA,
  title={WOMEN’S ROLES AND STRATEGIES DURING FOOD CRISES AND FAMINES},
  author={Amrita Rangasami},
  year={1999}
}
This paper focuses on the strategies evolved by women during economit crisis and food insufficiency. They range from changes in food habits, in attitudes to food sharing with family and in, changes in customs and rites particularly those which are sustained by food presentation, changes in social norms and values. It should also be emphasised that these strategies cari hardly assure survival. Often their failure causes acute psychological stress.