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Foodmaps: Tracing Boundaries of 'Home' Through Food Relations

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This paper aims to explain food mappings as a methodology to research spatial-temporal aspects of food relations as experienced from the cultural perspectives of people in specific communities. It proposes the concept of foodmaps as a useful tool to trace gendered boundaries of home among working class immigrant communities. I ground this discussion through sample foodmaps taken from fieldwork among Dominican communities in New York City and reflections on Dominico-Mexican food alliances. I conclude with some implications of food mappings, suggesting directions for future research on Greater Mexico and "Latino" food studies in the US.
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Keywords: Dominican food practices; Dominico-Mexican food alliances; foodmaps; place-memory

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Anthropology Department, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA

Publication date: July 1, 2007

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