Making Gender The Politics and Erotics of Culture

ISBN-10: 0807046337
ISBN-13: 9780807046333
Edition: 1997
Authors: Sherry B. Ortner
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 10/31/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

A major reconsideration of culture and gender by a founder of feminist anthropology. "[An] engaging book. . . . A fine example of the way anthropology helps us to think about ourselves." -Tanya Luhrmann, The New York Times "To have [Ortner's] brilliant writings gathered together in one volume, along with an introduction that is sure to move even further our understanding of gender, is a gift to all of us." -Nancy J. Chodorow, author of The Reproduction of Mothering

Preface
Making Gender: Toward a Feminist, Minority, Postcolonial, Subaltern, etc., Theory of Practice
Is Female to Male as Nature Is to Culture?
The Virgin and the State
Rank and Gender
The Problem of "Women" as an Analytic Category
Gender Hegemonies
So, Is Female to Male as Nature Is to Culture?
Borderland Politics and Erotics: Gender and Sexuality in Himalayan Mountaineering
Notes
Literature Cited
Index

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