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The worship of taste: Rokeya Hossain and the politics of ritual fasting

Food, Faith and Gender in South Asia : The lilaCultural Politics of Women’s Food Practices

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...In this chapter, I consider the themes of this book – piety, food and gender – through the lens of ritual. Jan Snoek (2006: 13) defines ‘ritual’ in the following manner: ‘Most ritual behavior takes place at specific places and/or...