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Gender At Work In Economic Life / Edition 1

Gender At Work In Economic Life / Edition 1

by Gracia Clark
     
 

ISBN-10: 0759102465

ISBN-13: 9780759102460

Pub. Date: 10/01/2003

Publisher: AltaMira Press

This new volume from SEA illuminates the importance of gender as a frame of reference in the study of economic life. The contributors are economic anthropologists who consider the role of gender and work in a cross-cultural context, examining issues of: historical change, the construction of globalization, household authority and entitlement, and

Overview

This new volume from SEA illuminates the importance of gender as a frame of reference in the study of economic life. The contributors are economic anthropologists who consider the role of gender and work in a cross-cultural context, examining issues of: historical change, the construction of globalization, household authority and entitlement, and entrepreneurship and autonomy. The book will be a valuable resource for researchers in anthropology and in the related fields of economics, sociology of work, gender studies, women's studies, and economic development. Published in cooperation with the Society for Economic Anthropology. Visit their web page.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759102460
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Series:
Society for Economic Anthropology Monograph Series, #20
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction: How Gender Works, in the Practice of Theory and Other Social Processes Part 2 Part I: Concepts of Gender Within Economic Change Part 3 Chapter 1: Archaeology and the Gender Without History Part 4 Chapter 2: Rain and Cattle: Gendered Structures and Political Economy in Precolonial Pare, Tanzania Part 5 Chapter 3: Woman-headed Households in Agrarian Societies: Not Just a Passing Phase Part 6 Part II: Entrepreneurs as Women Part 7 Chapter 4: Female Entrepreneurship in the Caribbean: A Multisite, Pilot Investigation of Gender and Work Part 8 Chapter 5: Women, Modernity, and the Global Economy: Negotiating Gender and Work in Ifugao, Upland Philippines Part 9 Chapter 6: Between Family and Market: Women and thew New Silk Road in Post-Soviet Kazakstan Part 10 Part III: Love and Entitlements Part 11 Chapter 7: Neoliberalism and Newar Economics of Practice: Gender and the Politics of Consciousness in a Nepalese Merchant Community Part 12 Chapter 8: Why Would She Fight Her Family?: Indian Women's Negotiations of Discourses of Inheritance Part 13 Chapter 9: Decision Making and Flows of Income and Expenses Among Households with Factory-Employed Members Part 14 Part IV: Migration Engendered Part 15 Chapter 10: Male Wealth and Claims to Motherhood: Gendered Resource Eaccess and Intergenerational Relations in the Gwembe Valley, Zambia Part 16 Chapter 11: Age, Masculinity and Migration: Gender and Wage Labor Among Samburu Pastoralists in Northern Kenya Part 17 Chapter 12: Women in a Brazilian Agricultural Frontier

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