Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender: Men and Women in the World's Cultures Topics and Cultures A-K - Volume 1; Cultures L-Z - Volume 2 / Edition 1

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender: Men and Women in the World's Cultures Topics and Cultures A-K - Volume 1; Cultures L-Z - Volume 2 / Edition 1

by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember
     
 

ISBN-10: 030647770X

ISBN-13: 9780306477706

Pub. Date: 12/28/2003

Publisher: Springer US

The central aim of this encyclopedia is to give the reader a comparative perspective on issues involving conceptions of gender, gender differences, gender roles, relationships between the genders, and sexuality. The encyclopedia is divided into two volumes: Topics and Cultures.

The combination of topical overviews and varying cultural

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The central aim of this encyclopedia is to give the reader a comparative perspective on issues involving conceptions of gender, gender differences, gender roles, relationships between the genders, and sexuality. The encyclopedia is divided into two volumes: Topics and Cultures.

The combination of topical overviews and varying cultural portraits is what makes this encyclopedia a unique reference work for students, researchers and teachers interested in gender studies and cross-cultural variation in sex and gender. It deserves a place in the library of every university and every social science and health department.

Contents:- Glossary. Cultural Conceptions of Gender. Gender Roles, Status, and Institutions. Sexuality and Male-Female Interaction. Sex and Gender in the World's Cultures. Culture Name Index. Subject Index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306477706
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
1037
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.11(d)

Table of Contents

* Preface.
• Cultural Conceptions of Gender. Cultural Constructions of Gender; E.S. Segal. Gender Stereotypes; D.L. Best. Gender Differences. Biological Bases of Sex Differences; B.S. Low. Socialization of Boys and Girls in Natural Contexts; C. Pope Edwards, L. Knoche, A. Kumru. Adolescence; G.E. Weisfeld. Personality and Emotion; C. Whissell.
• Gender Roles, Status, and Institutions. Courtship and Marriage; L. Hendrix. Parental Roles; R.A. Veneziano. Economic Activities and Gender Roles; R. O'Brian. Leadership, Power and Gender; K. Kauppinen, I. Aaltio. War and Gender; J.S. Goldstein. Religion, Religiosity, and Gender; B. Beit-Hallahmi. Gender-Based Social Groups; C.R. Ember, M. Ember. Relative Status of Men and Women; M.L. Margolis. Economic Development and Gender; R. O'Brian. Language & Gender; B. McElhinny. Transitions in the Life-Course of Women; J.K. Brown.
• Sexuality and Male-Female Interaction. Sexual Attitudes and Practices; G.J. Broude. Modesty and Sexual Restraint; C.E. Rothenberg. Husband-Wife Interaction and Aloofness; G.J. Broude. Homosexuality; F.L. Cardoso, D. Werner. Transgender and Transsexuality; T.M. Witten. Rape and Other Sexual Aggression; L. Zimmer-Tamakoshi.
• Sex and Gender in the World's Cultures. Abaluyia; M.G. Cattell. Abelam; R. Scaglion. Armenians; A. Ishkanian. Aymara; W. Mitchell. Bakairí; D.S. Picchi. Bakkarwal; A. Rao. Balinese; L. Parker. Bamiléké; P. Feldman-Savelsberg. Beng; A. Gottlieb. Blackfoot; A. Kehoe. Canela; W.H. Crocker. Cherokee; M.J. Tippeconnic Fox. Chinese Americans; Xiaojian Zhao. Chipewyan; R. Jarvenpa. Czechs; T.M. Hall. Eastern Tukanoans; J.M. Chernela. Germans; J.M. Pastoetter. Glebo; M.H. Moran. Greeks of Kalymnos; D.E. Sutton. Hadza; F. Marlowe. Han Chinese; W. Jankowiak. Hma' Btsisi'; B.S. Nowak. Hmong of Laos and the United States;Dia Cha, T. Dunnigan. Hopi; A. Schlegel. Hungarians; B.A. West, I. Annus. Iatmul; E. Kline Silverman. Ifugao; L.M. Kwiatkowski. Igbo; D.J. Smith. Iranians; M.E. Hegland. Israelis; M.P. Safir, A. Rosenmann. Italians; V.A. Goddard. Jamaica; W. Wedenoja. Kayapo; W.H. Fisher. Kazakhs; C. Werner. Kyrgyz; K. Kuehnast. Lahu; Shanshan Du. Maasai; A. Talle. Manjako; M. Buckner. Mardu; R. Tonkinson, M. Tonkinson. Marquesans; K.C. Riley. Maya; J.R. Sosa, B. Montes, M.-A. Yeager, E. Paqcha Benites. Mehinako; U. Prinz. Mexicans; J. Pauli. Mormon Fundamentalists; W.R Jankowiak. Mountain Arapesh; P. Roscoe. Mundugumor; N. McDowell. Na; E.R. Walsh. Nahua; J.M. Taggart. Nandi; R. Smith Oboler. Navajo; M.T. Schwarz. Nepali; M.M. Cameron. Northeast India: Orissa and West Bengal; S.C. Seymour. Orang Suku Laut; L. Lenhart. Puerto Ricans; M. Asencio. Rungus Dusun; G.N. Appell, L.W.R. Appell. Sakha; S.A. Crate. Samburu; B. Straight, J. Holtzman. Samoans; J.M. Mageo. San Blas Kuna; J. Howe. Shipibo; W.M. Hern. Shoshone; R.H. Crapo. Spanish; S. Tax Freeman. Swat Pathan; C. Lindholm. Swazi; B.J. Harris. Taiwan; Chien-Juh Gu, R.S. Gallin. Taiwanese Americans; C. Avenarius. Tanna; L. Lindstrom. Tarahumara; F.S. Wyndham. Tikopia; J. Macdonald. Timpaus Banggai; H.B. Broch. Tlingit; L.F. Klein. Trobriands; W. Schiefenhövel. Tswana; R.L. Upton. Ukrainians; S.D. Phillips. Uzbek; M.R. Kamp, A.C. Shalinsky. Waorani; P.I. Erickson. West Indian Americans; O. LaBennett. Yanomami; G. Herzog-Schröder. Yapese; R.A. Marksbury. Yupik Eskimos; C. Zane Jolles. Yuqui; A. MacLean Stearman. Zapotec; L. Stephen. Glossary. Alternative Culture Names. Index.

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