FOOD AS AN INSTRUMENT OF POWER
Abstract - This paper concentrates on one of the most powerful factors; food. Food possesses power to hold control over people’s behavior which sometimes means their thoughts. This control can be achieved via multiple ways. In this paper it is claimed that food not only has economical but also social and cultural influences on the society that helps maintain power at hand. Therefore, I analyze the power of food in terms of these three criteria, provide past examples to strengthen our claims, and show why food can maintain power.
Keywords - Social and Cultural İnfluences of Food, Maintaning Economical Power, Social Power, Cultural Power