ISBN-10:
0847699110
ISBN-13:
9780847699117
Pub. Date:
01/12/2000
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Webs of Power: Women, Kin, and Community in a Sumatran Village / Edition 1

Webs of Power: Women, Kin, and Community in a Sumatran Village / Edition 1

by Evelyn Blackwood
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ISBN-13: 9780847699117
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/12/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 249
Product dimensions: 6.08(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Evelyn Blackwood is assistant professor in women's studies and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Purdue University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 1 Introduction: Matriliny, Gender, and Power Chapter 2 2 Village Currents in West Sumatra Chapter 3 3 Senior Women and Their Houses Chapter 4 4 National Discourses and Daughters’ Desires Chapter 5 5 Senior Women and Ceremonial Strategies Chapter 6 6 Ceremonial Practice and the Ideology of Rank Chapter 7 7 Controlling Labor, Controlling Kin: Village Farm Relations Chapter 8 8 The Politics of Power

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