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These essays maintain that, in discussing the cultural construction and representation of gender, the "culture" that is abstracted from field data cannot be separated from a complex, ongoing, and everchanging local process. From this point of view, the editors conclude, the relationship of the sexes to each other is best discussed in terms of the conflicts, tensions, and paradoxes that are at the heart of daily life in many societies.
Beyond the Second Sex will be of interest to students and scholars of anthropology and women's studies.
Addresses the conflict, contradictions and ambiguities that are s often encountered in field research.
"It realizes with distinction the promise of its subtitle to provide 'new directions in the anthropology of gender.'"—Times Higher Education Supplement