Rituals of Manhood / Edition 1

Rituals of Manhood / Edition 1

by Gilbert H. Herdt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765804050

ISBN-13: 9780765804051

Pub. Date: 06/30/1998

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

Rituals of Manhood provides some of the most dramatic and richly textured accounts of ritual passages known to anthropologists of the late twentieth century. When in an earlier time anthropologists and sociologists described collective initiation rituals, the political and gender aspects of these practices were seldom underscored. Today, the power

Overview

Rituals of Manhood provides some of the most dramatic and richly textured accounts of ritual passages known to anthropologists of the late twentieth century. When in an earlier time anthropologists and sociologists described collective initiation rituals, the political and gender aspects of these practices were seldom underscored. Today, the power relationships of the body and domination, and the social arena of gender politics are widely regarded as critical to the cultural meaning and interpretation.

Gilbert H. Herdt is the editor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765804051
Publisher:
Transaction Publishers
Publication date:
06/30/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
365
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.84(d)

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