Third Sex, Third Gender: Beyond Sexual Dimorphism in Culture and History

Third Sex, Third Gender: Beyond Sexual Dimorphism in Culture and History

by Gilbert Herdt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0942299817

ISBN-13: 9780942299816

Pub. Date: 04/07/1994

Publisher: Zone Books

In the 1990s, questions of sex roles and individual identity have taken a central position in intellectual debates. These eleven essays in history and anthropology offer a novel perspective on these debates by questioning the place of sexual dimorphism in culture and history. They propose a new role for the studyof alternative sex and gender systems in cultural

Overview

In the 1990s, questions of sex roles and individual identity have taken a central position in intellectual debates. These eleven essays in history and anthropology offer a novel perspective on these debates by questioning the place of sexual dimorphism in culture and history. They propose a new role for the studyof alternative sex and gender systems in cultural science, as a means of critiquing thinking that privileges standard male/female gender distinctions and rejects the natural basis of other forms of sexuality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780942299816
Publisher:
Zone Books
Publication date:
04/07/1994
Pages:
614
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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