Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective / Edition 6

Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective / Edition 6

by Caroline B. Brettell, Carolyn F. Sargent
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205247288

ISBN-13: 9780205247288

Pub. Date: 08/08/2012

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Introduces students to the most significant topics in anthropology of gender.

Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective is a one-volume reader built on classic contributions to gender and anthropology, incorporating recent literature on gender roles and ideology around the world.
It combines theoretically and ethnographically-based

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Overview

Introduces students to the most significant topics in anthropology of gender.

Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective is a one-volume reader built on classic contributions to gender and anthropology, incorporating recent literature on gender roles and ideology around the world.
It combines theoretically and ethnographically-based essays and is appropriate for undergraduate and beginning graduate students.

Learning Goals
Upon completing this book readers will be able to:
Name the most significant topics in anthropology of gender
Discuss the questions raised by the authors in each section
Understand issues of gender in industrial society and developing societies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205247288
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/08/2012
Pages:
478
Sales rank:
176,696
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preface
About the Authors
I. Biology, Gender, and Human Evolution
II. Gender and Prehistory
III. Domestic Worlds and Public Worlds
IV. Equality and Inequality: The Sexual Division of Labor and Gender
V. The Cultural Construction of Gender and Personhood
VI. Culture, Sexuality, and the Body
VII. Gender, Property, and the State
VIII. Gender, Household, and Kinship
IX. Gender, Ritual, and Religion
X. Gender, Politics, and Reproduction
XI. Gender and the Global Economy

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