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Patriarchy as an economic system – Η πατριαρχία ως οικονομικό σύστημα

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This is the set of slides and the reading list used for the Doctoral Workshop held at CAWR (Coventry University) on January 17th 2017.

Αυτές είναι οι διαφάνεις και η βιβλιογραφία που χρησιμοποιήθηκε στο διδακτορικό εργαστήριο που έγινε στο CAWR (Παπεπιστήμιο του Κόβεντρυ) την 17 Ιανουαρίου 2017.

 

https://www.academia.edu/30996090/Patriarchy_as_an_economic_system_parts_1-4_and_reading_list_

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Seminar/Σεμινάριο – Explorations in other economics: Cases, projects and methods/Διερευνήσεις σε άλλα οικονομικά: Περιπτώσεις, ερευνες και μέθοδοι

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Αυτές είναι οι διαφάνειες της εισαγωγικής παρουσίασης, του φυλλαδίου και των δορυφορικών παρουσιάσεων που χρησιμοποιήθηκαν στο σεμινάριο της 15.9.2016 στο Κέντρο Αγρο-οικολογίας, Υδάτων & Σθένους (Πανεπιστήμιο του Κόβεντρυ).

https://www.academia.edu/28556217/Explorations_in_other_economics_Projects_cases_and_methods

This is the introductory presentation, handout and satellite presentations for the seminar on Heterodox Economics held at the Centre for Agroecology, Water & Resilience (Coventry University) on September 15th 2016.

 

 

Cooking struggles in Cretan folktales: Undermining patriarchy & forging solidarity among women

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Finally, the full text of the conference paper is available online

https://www.academia.edu/27163108/Cooking_struggles_in_Cretan_folktales_Undermining_patriarchy_and_forging_solidarity_among_women

Abstract

The paper is part of a larger research project concerning grassroots economics, i.e. theory and practice, which exist among everyday people and communities, in spaces which are more informed by everyday communal life and/or social movements than by established economic thinking. Folktales, therefore, are one among the sources I use for learning and  understanding grassroots economics.
In this paper, I analyse folktales within the framework of capitalist patriarchy having in mind that the folktales draw ideas and resistance stories from social struggles and  arrangements that might be non-capitalist and/or non-patriarchal at the same time. My case studies are various folktales from the island of Crete, Greece, and the main research question is how kitchen work performed by women is valued and perceived through local folktales and how the folk narratives of women’s kitchen tasks raise issues about the possibilities for fighting back patriarchal rules and enhancing solidarity among women.
The next section presents the theoretical framework of analysis and section three explains how folktales function as sources of grassroots economics. The research questions and the method of analysis are presented in section four and section five examines the main themes emerging in Cretan folktales with reference to women’s work and action in the kitchen. In section six I discuss how the themes answer or illustrate better the research questions and the concluding remarks are presented in section seven.

Cooking struggles in Cretan folktales – Μαγειρικοί αγώνες στα Κρητικά παραμύθια

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This the presentation used in the Greek Gastronomy Symposium (Karanou, July 25-26th 2015) and the paper will be uploaded in the following weeks.

The paper examines Cretan folktales as sources of grassroots economics, i.e. as sources of political economic ideas emerging and diffused among local communities in Crete.

https://www.academia.edu/14430381/Cooking_struggles_in_Cretan_folktales_Undermining_patriarchy_and_forging_solidarity_among_women

Αυτή είναι η παρουσίαση που χρησιμοποιήθηκε στο Συμπόσιο Ελληνικής Γαστρονομίας (Καράνου, 25-26 Ιουλίου 2015) και η μελέτη θα αναρτηθεί τις επόμενες εβδομάδες.

H μελέτη εξετάζει τα Κρητικά παραμύθια ως πηγές ριζικών οικονομικών, δηλαδή ως πηγές πολιτικο-οικονομικών ιδεών που εμφανίζονται και διαδίδονται μεταξύ των τοπικών κοινοτήτων στην Κρήτη.