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The other fifty percent : multicultural perspectives on gender relations / edited by Mari Womack and Judith Marti.

By: Womack, Mari
Contributor(s): Marti, Judith E
Language: English Publisher: Prospect Heights. Ill. : Waveland Press, 1993.Description: x, 381p. : ill. ; 23cm.ISBN: 0881337226
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Bibl. p.367-81. - Contents: I, On the nature of things. Biological influences on gender / J. Stockard, M.M. Johnson; Separate people: speaking of Creek men and women / A. Rector Bell; Oedipus in the New Guinea highlands? / L.L. Langness; Woman as other / Simone de Beauvoir; II, Why not ask the women? Samoa / M. Mead; A woman alone in the field / H. Powdermaker; Access to women's knowledge: the Azande experience / S.D. Siemens; Adventures in the field and in the locker room / M. Womack, J.C. Barker; III, Love, marriage and power. Status, property and the value on virginity / A. Schlegel; Symbols and meaning in Nayar marriage ritual / M.A. Moore; Why women take men to magistrate's court / M. Lazarus-Black; In-law relationships in the American kinship system / C. Leahy Johnson; IV, Economics, power and gender relations. Men and women in southern Spain / D.D. Gilmore; Contested order: gender and society in the southern New Guinea highlands / R. Lederman; Breadwinners and decision makers: nineteenth century Mexican women vendors / J.E. Marti; Daughters of the forest / A. Estioko-Griffin; V, Gender on earth and the cosmos. Power as violence: Hindu images of female fury / A. Grodzins Gold; Legendary heroines: ideal womanhood and ideology in Iran / E. Friedl; A healing ritual: the life and works of Nisa, a !Kung woman / M. Shostak; The woman who didn't become a shaman / M. Wolf; VI, Challenges to the social and cosmic order. Debunking Marianismo: Guatemalan wives / T.B. Ehlers; Poetics and politics in the Ecuadorean Andes / M.M. Crain; A business woman among middlemen: a case from Siassi / A. Pomponio; Shades of blue: female and male perspectives on policing / J.C. Barker.

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