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A cross-cultural study of gender roles and relationships, this book presents a synthesis of a wide range of ethnographic and historical data concerning the roles of women and men in wide range of different kinds of societies--with a focus on both material conditions and ideological valuations that affect and reflect cultural models of gender. First looks at the impact of material conditions on gender roles: Foragers; Farmers; Agricultural States; Industrial Economy: The United States; and Women and Global Economic Development. Then explores ideological constraints on gender constructs: Gender and the Body; Gender and Religion; Gender and Language. For anyone interested in gender roles from an anthropological, sociological, and psychological perspective.
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780131114760
Publisher: Pearson
Publisher Imprint: Pearson
Depth: 13
Height: 230 mm
No of Pages: 374
Series Title: English
Sub Title: Cultural Constructs of Gender
Width: 155 mm
ISBN-10: 013111476X
Publisher Date: 01 Oct 2006
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 4
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 18 mm
Weight: 453 gr
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