Tongue sandwiches and bagel days: Sex, food and mind-body dualism
UNSPECIFIED. (2004) Tongue sandwiches and bagel days: Sex, food and mind-body dualism. GENDER WORK AND ORGANIZATION, 11 (4). pp. 363-380. ISSN 0968-6673Full text not available from this repository.
The substantive content of our paper is that of mind-body dualism, which we explore through food metaphors. However, our primary aim is to use these food metaphors to explore the difficulties in going beyond dualistic thinking. We do this by focusing on dualism as a learnt state of being. Accordingly, and using an analysis of pedagogies of the everyday that takes account of particular communities of practice, we seek to demonstrate the (re)production of dualistic frameworks in organizational life. Our conclusion returns to a political agenda that is concerned to go beyond the inevitable hierarchization implicit in dualistic construction. Here we present the case for the retention of the binary and we indicate the work that now needs to take place if we are interested in developing interpretations that express the fluidity of gendered identities.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
|Journal or Publication Title:||GENDER WORK AND ORGANIZATION|
|Publisher:||BLACKWELL PUBL LTD|
|Official Date:||July 2004|
|Number of Pages:||18|
|Page Range:||pp. 363-380|
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