Les mangeurs urbains burkinabè, entre satisfaction et sécurisation alimentaires

Abstract : Burkina Faso, like other Sahelo-Sudanese countries, faces recurrent food crisis. Some are well covered by media, particularly when they also hit city-dwellers who see their purchasing power substantially decrease, as in 2008-2009. Academic or expert researches on food in such contexts are based on a medical, nutritional and rational-Cartesian prism highlighting the biological, sanitary and economic dimensions at the cost of others aspects. This doctoral research in the socio-anthropology of food examines the case of Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso dwellers, and food and nutritional security actors working in Burkina-Faso. It aims at reconsidering urban Burkinabè food. To do so, I suggest the use of a food satisfaction scheme declining four food functions (physiological, social, identitarian and sensorial/hedonistic) and material and immaterial determinants. This food satisfaction scheme offers a holistic perspective on the food representations systems built by eaters, shinning a new light on food practices and changes in these urban context.
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Raphaëlle Héron. Les mangeurs urbains burkinabè, entre satisfaction et sécurisation alimentaires. Sociologie. Université Panthéon-Sorbonne - Paris I, 2016. Français. ⟨NNT : 2016PA01H030⟩. ⟨tel-01578922⟩



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