SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.15 issue30La democracia y sus supuestos: una perspectiva comparativa entre los conceptos de democracia Procedimental y EstructuralMetaevaluación de tres evaluaciones oficiales de la SAGARPA del programa de pagos directos (PROCAMPO) a la agricultura mexicana author indexsubject indexsearch form
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand

Journal

Article

Indicators

Related links

  • Have no similar articlesSimilars in SciELO

Share


Estudios sociales (Hermosillo, Son.)

Print version ISSN 0188-4557

Abstract

CARRASCO HENRIQUEZ, Noelia. Desarrollos de la antropología de la alimentación en América Latina: hacia el estudio de los problemas alimentarios contemporáneos. Estud. soc [online]. 2007, vol.15, n.30, pp.80-101. ISSN 0188-4557.

Diverse theoretic and methodological perceptions about food anthropology have participated, directly or indirectly, in the construction of politics and alimentary intervention in Latin America. This article is about the identification and discussion of these approaches, from an analytic point of view of scientific knowledge in its politic context of emergence and application. This analytic perspective is constituted for the confluence of applied and development anthropology developments, and allows presenting the trajectory of anthropology in the nourishment field from theoretical-disciplinary contexts towards politic and programmatic contexts. The idea of this description is to analyze the alliances between anthropological knowledge and politic practice, and the manner in which the theoretical and methodological suggestions of food anthropology were filling spaces in contexts of food politic construction and intervention processes. The main interest is to think about relations among the anthropology and society, its evolution, its possibilities and its actual challenges, emphasizing the emergence of new perspectives and new research problems.

Keywords : food anthropology; food problems; anthropology practices.

        · abstract in Spanish     · text in Spanish     · Spanish ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License