Yemek Kültüründe Toplumsal Cinsiyet Normları (Gender Norms in Food Culture)


  • Fatma KOÇ



Gender norms, Gender roles, Food culture, Consumption habits, Media


This study was conducted to examine the relationship between consumption preferences and gender norms. In the study, participants' perceptions of food culture, traditional gender roles, media influence and consumption habits were examined depending on gender, marital status, age group, educational status and professional groups. The reflect widespread thoughts and perceptions in society, such as that traditional gender roles influence men's activity in relation to consumption choices, that women are anxious about cooking, and that the media perpetuates gender-based stereotypes. The findings show the impact of social norms associated with gender on food culture. Although the opinions that the participants generally accepted traditional gender roles and that women were associated with home cooking and that men had more authority in food-related matters in society came to the fore, it was revealed that demographic factors had an impact on the participants' perceptions. It is thought that these will help us understand how social norms and expectations affect individuals' attitudes about gender.


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How to Cite

KOÇ , F., & YAZICIOĞLU , İrfan. (2024). Yemek Kültüründe Toplumsal Cinsiyet Normları (Gender Norms in Food Culture). Journal of Tourism & Gastronomy Studies, 12(1), 718–734.

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