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Carved flesh / cast selves : gendered symbols and social practices / edited by Vigdis Broch-Due, Ingrid Rudie and Tone Bleie.

By: Broch-Due, Vigdis
Contributor(s): Rudie, Ingrid | Bleie, Tone | Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women (Oxford)
Language: English Publisher: Oxford : Berg, 1993.Description: xiii, 297p. : diagr. ; 22cm.ISBN: 0854968687
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"Anthology of current thinking in the Norwegian anthropology of gender"; selections originating in a conference "Gender relations and development", University of Bergen, 1988 (cf. Pref.). - Bibl.: p.283-294. - Contents: Carved flesh - cast selves / V. Broch-Due, I. Rudie; Making incomplete / Marilyn Strathern; Making meaning out of matter: perceptions of sex, gender and bodies among the Turkana / V. Broch-Due; Transforming women into pure agnates: aspects of female infubulation in Somalia / A. Talle; Encountering femininity: the ontogenesis of Bedamini male selves / A. Sorum; Marry the land, divorce the man: Quechua marriage / S. Lund Skar; A rotten text? Gender, food and interpretation / J. Solheim, T. Borchgrevink; The ritual work of Malay marriage as a field of debate / I. Rudie; Malay dress symbolism / K. Sandborg; Ishq aur Mohabbat: ideas about love and friendship in a northern Pakistani community / Karin Ask; "I do not marry properly": the meaning of marriage payments in southern Mexico / K. Siverts; "I want to buy me a baby": some reflections on gender and change in modern society / M. Melhuus; Aspects of androgyny / T. Bleie.