Article | Poland
English title: Gastronomic mother
Source: Pelnym glosem
Keyword(s): housework | motherhood | feminist critique
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The text analyses gender relations in Polish culture, especially vague relations of power. “Gastronomic mother” is a woman keeping control over the family by providing and controlling meals. Her position in patriarchal structure is ambivalent, moving back and forth from subordination to domination.