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Women and Men Cultural Constructs of Gender

ISBN-10: 013111476X

ISBN-13: 9780131114760

Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Nancy Bonvillain

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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.
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Book details

List price: $107.80
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/11/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Bonvillain,Women and Men: Cultural Constructs of Gender 4/E
The Impact of Material Conditions on Gender Roles
Prologue
Egalitarian Foraging Societies
Pastoral and Horticultural Societies
Stratified Societies
Agricultural States
Industrial Economy: The United States
Global Economic Development
Ideological Constraints on Gender Constructs
Gender and the Body
Gender and Religion
Gender and Language
Epilogue