This article examines the specific abilities that Moroccan women develop as they start to participate in household provisioning, a traditional male task in Arab contexts. The findings of an ethnographic study in Casablanca, Morocco, suggest that women’s abilities to shop in supermarkets increase their power in their families and communities. This article furthers understanding of consumers’ vulnerability and adds to knowledge on global/local dynamics.
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"Developing Shopping Abilities to Empower: An Ethnography of Moroccan Women in Supermarkets,"
Markets, Globalization & Development Review:
2, Article 2.