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eText: 
ISBN-10 0205247296ISBN-13 9780205247295
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ISBN-10 0205247288ISBN-13 9780205247288
Author(s): Caroline B. Brettell; Carolyn F. Sargent
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 504
Description

Introduces students to the most significant topics in anthropology of gender.

Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective is a one-volume reader built on classic contributions to gender and anthropology, incorporating recent literature on gender roles and ideology around the world.

It combines theoretically and ethnographically-based essays and is appropriate for undergraduate and beginning graduate students.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book readers will be able to:

  • Name the most significant topics in anthropology of gender

  • Discuss the questions raised by the authors in each section

  • Understand issues of gender in industrial society and developing societies

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