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Publisher Comments:

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

Synopsis:

In this collection of new and previously published essays, Sherry Ortner draws on her more than two decades of work in feminist anthropology to offer a major reconsideration of culture and gender. Making Gender is rich in theoretical insights and ethnographic examples, offering a stimulating synthesis of the field by one of its founders and foremost theorists.

Synopsis:

A major reconsideration of culture and gender by a founder of feminist anthropology.

About the Author

Sherry B. Ortner is professor of anthropology at Columbia University and coeditor, with Harriet Whitehead, of Sexual Meanings.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807046333
Author:
Ortner, Sherry B.
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Sociology
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Gender Studies
Subject:
Marriage and family
Subject:
Sex customs
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Gender Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
October 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x .69 in .8563 lb

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History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
History and Social Science » Feminist Studies » General
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"Synopsis" by , In this collection of new and previously published essays, Sherry Ortner draws on her more than two decades of work in feminist anthropology to offer a major reconsideration of culture and gender. Making Gender is rich in theoretical insights and ethnographic examples, offering a stimulating synthesis of the field by one of its founders and foremost theorists.
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