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Gender at the crossroads of knowledge : feminist anthropology in the post modern era / edited and with an introduction by Micaela di Leonardo.

By: Leonardo, Micaela di
Language: English Publisher: Berkeley, London : University of California Press, 1991.Description: xii, 422p. ; 22.5cm.ISBN: 0520070933
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: I, Gender in colonial history and anthropological discourse. Carnal knowledge and imperial power: gender, race and morality in colonial Asia / A.L. Stoler; Original narratives: the political economy of gender in archaeology / M.W. Conkey, Sarah H. Williams; Interpreting women in states / I. Silverblatt; II, Gender as cultural politics. Between speech and silence: the problematics of research on language and gender / S. Gal; Baboons with briefcases vs langurs in lipstick: feminism and functionalism in primate studies / S. Sperling; Organizing women: rhetoric, economy and politics in process among Australian Aborigines / E. A. Povinelli; III, Representing gendered labour. Female farming in anthropology and African history / J.I. Guyer; Women, technology and international development ideologies / Kay B. Warren, S.C. Bourque; Mujeres in factories / P. Zavella; IV, Contentious kinship: rethinking gender and reproduction. Rethinking the sexual division of labor: reproduction and women's work among the Efe / N.R. Peacock; Sexism and naturalism in the study of kinship / H.W. Scheffler; Moral pioneers: women, men and fetuses on a frontier of reproductive technology / R. Rapp.