Gender, Agency And Change

Gender, Agency And Change

by Victoria Goddard
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415228271

ISBN-13: 9780415228275

Pub. Date: 07/06/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

People create new opportunities and conditions in response to change, and these responses are influenced by gender and age. This collection examines responses to development and social and political change through this prism of gender.

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People create new opportunities and conditions in response to change, and these responses are influenced by gender and age. This collection examines responses to development and social and political change through this prism of gender.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415228275
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/06/2000
Series:
European Association of Social Anthropologists Series
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Victoria Ana Goddard

Gender and difference: youth, bodies and clothing in Zambia, Karen Tranberg Hansen

3. Women are women or how to please your husband. Initiation Ceremonies and politics of 'tradition' in Southern Africa, Gisela Geisler

4. Kinship, gender and work in socialist and post-socialist rural Poland, Frances Pine

5. Properties of identitiy: gender, agency and livelihood in Central Nepal, Ben Campbell

6. Gendered houses: kinship, class and identity in a German Village, Gertrud Huwelmeier

7. Gender and politics through language practices among urban Cape Verde men, Britt-Marie Theuren

9. The 'old red women' against the 'young blue holligan': Gender stereotyping of economic and political processes in Post-Communist Bulgaria, Siyka Kovatcheva

10. The virgin and the state: gender and politics in Argentina, Victoria Ana Goddard

11. Writing the usual love story: the fashioning of conjugality and national subjects in Turkey, Nukhet Sirman

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