Introduces students to the most significant topics in anthropology of gender.
Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective is a one-volume reader built on classic contributions to gender and anthropology, incorporating recent literature on gender roles and ideology around the world.
It combines theoretically and ethnographically-based essays and is appropriate for undergraduate and beginning graduate students.
Upon completing this book readers will be able to:
Name the most significant topics in anthropology of gender
Discuss the questions raised by the authors in each section
Understand issues of gender in industrial society and developing societies