Women and Men

Women and Men

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For gender courses taught in anthropology, women's studies, sociology, and psychology departments. A cross-cultural study of gender roles and relationships, this text presents a synthesis of a wide range of ethnographic and historical data concerning the roles of women and men in many different kinds of societies-with a focus on both material conditions and ideological valuations that affect and reflect cultural models of gender.show more

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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 149.9 x 226.1 x 17.8mm | 453.6g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • glossary, index
  • 013025973X
  • 9780130259738

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I. THE IMPACT OF MATERIAL CONDITIONS ON GENDER ROLES. 1. Prologue. 2. Egalitarian Foraging Societies. 3. Pastoral and Horticultural Societies. 4. Stratified Economics 5. Agricultural States 6. Industrial Economy: The United States. 7. Global Economic Development. II. IDEOLOGICAL CONSTRAINTS ON GENDER CONSTRUCTS. 8. Gender and the Body. 9. Gender and Religion. 10. Gender and Language. 11. Epilogue. Glossary. Index.show more

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