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Women of the Praia Work and Lives in a Portuguese Coastal Community

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ISBN-10: 0691028621

ISBN-13: 9780691028620

Edition: 1992

Authors: Sally Cooper Cole

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In this richly detailed, sensitive ethnographic work, Sally Cole takes as her starting point the firsthand accounts of five differently situated Portuguese women, who describe their lives in a rural fishing community on the north coast of Portugal. Skillfully combining these life stories with cultural and economic analysis, Cole radically departs from the picture of women as sexual beings that prevails in the anthropological literature on Europe and the Mediterranean. Her very different strategy--a focus on women as workers--reflects the Portuguese women's own definition of themselves and allows them the strong, resonant voice that is the goal of both the new ethnography and feminist…    
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Book details

List price: $48.00
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 10/27/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.33" long x 0.48" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English