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Cultural Alternatives and a Feminist Anthropology

An Analysis of Culturally Constructed Gender Interests in Papua New Guinea

by Frederick K. Errington

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gender Studies,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Papua New Guinea,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Anthropology,
  • Ethnology,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Social Science / Gender Studies,
  • Social Science-Gender Studies,
  • Social Science-Women"s Studies - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7738573M
    ISBN 100521375916
    ISBN 109780521375917

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Price Cited by: Cultural Alternatives and a Feminist Anthropology: An Analysis of Culturally Constructed Gender Interests in Papua New Guinea Frederick Errington and Deborah Gewertz; (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press)paperback edition, Feminist Anthropology surveys the history of feminist anthropology and offers students and scholars a fascinating collection of both classic and contemporary articles, grouped to highlight key themes from the past and present.

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In this book, the authors analyze Mead's. Get this from a library. Cultural alternatives and a feminist anthropology: an analysis of culturally constructed gender interests in Papua New Guinea. [Frederick Karl Errington; Deborah B Gewertz]. Feminist anthropology is a four-field approach to anthropology (archaeological, biological, cultural, linguistic) that seeks to reduce male bias in research findings, anthropological hiring practices, and the scholarly production of knowledge.

[1] Simultaneously, feminist anthropology challenges essentialist feminist theories developed in Europe and America. Feminist anthropology is a four-field approach to anthropology (archeological, biological, cultural, linguistic) that seeks to transform research findings, anthropological hiring practices, and the scholarly production of knowledge, using insights from feminist theory.

Cultural anthropology is a branch of anthropology focused on the study of cultural variation among humans. It is in contrast to social anthropology, which perceives cultural variation as a subset of a posited anthropological constant. Cultural anthropology has a rich methodology, including participant observation (often called fieldwork because it requires the anthropologist spending an.

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Two related points should be made concerning this reaction. First of all, some of the prominent figures in early American anthropology (e.g. Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict) were women, and the discipline has traditionally been more gender egalitarian than.

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Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. i–ix, 1– Feminist anthropology is often seen as the domain of cultural anthropologists, yet important work has also been done by feminist archeologists and biological anthropologists.

General Overviews There are a number of important edited volumes that address concerns in feminist anthropology, dating from the s through to the early 21st century.

(shelved 1 time as feminist-anthropology) avg rating — 5, ratings — published Feminist Anthropology is a theory that combines anthropology (the study of humans) and feminism (the political movement for the rights of women).

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The Association for Feminist Anthropology is a section of the American Anthropological Association, founded in Program: Cultural Anthropology (CITE) [email protected] I received a BA in International Relations from Sabanci University and MA in Sociology from Koç University in Turkey.

I am interested in medical anthropology, reproduction, medicalization of pregnancy and pregnancy loss experiences. Cultural anthropology addresses broad questions about what it means to be human in contemporary societies and cultures, as well as those of the recent past.

Cultural anthropologists systematically explore topics such as technology and material culture, social organization, economies, political and legal systems, language, ideologies and.

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Keith Hart, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Feminism and Marxism. In the last decades of the twentieth century, feminist anthropology was in the forefront of cultural critique.

Indeed, the absence of women from Writing Culture provoked a justified response (Behar and Gordon, ).After all, the women's movement declared in the s.