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Buy and Download Description Food-work is generally construed to be female work and women's responsibility for the domestic arena, including cooking, has often been linked with arguments concerning their relative subordination. Moreover, in the case of Muslim women, research in the fields of medicine and the social sciences (and even gender studies) has often been influenced by Orientalist discourses, which tend to construct Middle Eastern females to be passive and subjugated and their male counterparts to be uncivilised and ignorant, their masculinity relying upon a domination of their womenfolk. However, as the previous section has demonstrated, there may actually exist a considerable degree of flexibility in Iranian Shi'ite male (and female) roles. This chapter explores in more depth women's performance of gender through their food preparation tasks and shows that feeding may in fact provide a major source of power for these Iranian women. Food-work is generally construed to be female work and women's responsibility for the domestic arena, including cooking, has often been linked with arguments concerning their relative subordination. Moreover, in the case of Muslim women, res
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