Retrat de Mabel Gracia Arnáiz


Professor of Social Anthropology at the Rovira i Virgili University and researcher at the Medical Anthropology Research Centre (MARC-URV). She has been a visiting professor in the Edgar Morin Centre (Paris), in the Center for Research and Higher Studies in Social Anthropology (Mexico City), at the University of Toulouse - Jean Jaurès, in the Institute of Nutrition at the State University of Rio de Janeiro and in the SOAS Food Studies Centre (London), among others.

She conducts research on food and social change, focussing on the economic, political and social transformations that determine today’s eating habits and the relationship between food, gender and social inequality. Among other publications, she is the author of the book Comemos lo que somos [We Eat What We Are] (Icaria, 2015).

Articles by Mabel Gracia Arnáiz

Il·lustració © Riki Blanco
Towards a new food modelObesity as the epitome of precariousness

Although sufficient food is produced to meet the needs of the entire population, inequalities in food access mean that one third of what is produced is wasted while people are...

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