Sexual Revolutions Gender and Labor at the Dawn of Agriculture
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The change from the hunting-gathering lifestyle to one dependent on farming constituted a revolutionary event in the human career. This study of the historical sexual division of labour uses the southern Levant of West Asia as a case study and seeks to shatter assumptions about women's work.
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 9/18/2002
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|List of Figures and Tables|
|An Investigation of Labor Patterns|
|Work Patterns and Sexual Divisions: Historical Background|
|Social Models in Archaeology: Past and Future|
|Sex and Gender Terminology|
|Study Area and Chronology|
|Archaeological Evidence from the Southern Levant|
|Pre-Pottery Neolithic Period|
|Pottery Neolithic Period|
|Early Bronze I Period|
|Markers of Occupational Stress|
|Tooth Wear, Dental Trauma, and Caries|
|Musculoskeletal Stress Markers|
|Previous Skeletal Studies from the Levant|
|New Musculoskeletal Stress Markers|
|Early Bronze I Results|
|Modeling Changing Labor Scenarios|
|Integrating MSM with Previous Activity Reconstructions|
|Activities and Performance Spaces|
|Models of Sexual Labor Changes with the Advent of Farming|
|An Engendered Model|
|About the Author|