Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective

6th Edition

Caroline B. Brettell, Carolyn F. Sargent

Published July 25, 2012
Textbook - 478 Pages
ISBN 9780205247288 - CAT# Y204617

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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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