ISBN 9789350021620,Toward an Anthropology of Women

Toward an Anthropology of Women


Aakar Books



Aakar Books

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9789350021620

ISBN-10 9350021625

Hard Back

Number of Pages 416 Pages
Language (English)

Reference Work

Book follows the Marxist - Feminist arguments, outline of Marxist theory and the methodological biases that permeate almost all of what we know about the world of gender studies. Table Of Contents Introduction Rayna R. Reiter Perspectives on the Evolution of Sex Differences Lila Leibowitz Woman the Gatherer: Male Bias in Anthropology Sally Slocum The Origin of the Family Kathleen Gough !Kung Women: Contrasts in Sexual Egalitarianism in Foraging and Sedentary Contexts Patricia Draper Aboriginal Woman: Male and Female Anthropological Perspectives Rubby Rohrlich-Leavitt, Barbara Sykes, and Elizabeth Weatherford The Concept of Pollution Among the Kfe of the Papua New Guinea Highlands Elizabeth Faithorn Matriarchy: A Vision of Power Paula Webster The Traffic in Women: Notes on the Political Economy of Sex Gayle Rubin Engels Revisited: Women, the Organization of Production, and Private Property Karen Sacks Iroquois Women: An Ethnohistoric Note Judith K Brown Men and Women in the South of France: Public and Private Domains Rayna R Reiter Women and Words in a Spanish Village Susan Harding The Life Crisis as a Clue to Social Function: The Case of Italy Sydel F Silverman Love Unites Them and Hunger Separates Them: Poor Women in the Dominican Republic Susan E Brown The Spread of Capitalism in Rural Colombia: Effects on Poor Women Anna Rubbo Underdevelopment and the Experience of Women: A Nigerian Case Study Dorothy Remy Collectivization, Kinship, and the Status of Women in Rural China Norma Diamond Bibliography