Sexual meaning : the cultural construction of gender and sexuality

Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 1982
Physical description
435 p.
ISBN
  • 0521283752
ISRC
  • 6314347
Notes
  • Includes bibliographies and index.
Contents
  • Introduction : Accounting for sexual meanings / Sherry B. Ortner and Harriet Whitehead -- The gender revolution and the transition from bisexual horde to patrilocal band : the origins of gender hierarchy / Salvatore Cucchiari -- The bow and burden strap : a new look at institutionalized homosexuality in native North America / Harriet Whitehead -- Transforming "natural" women : female ritual leaders and gender ideology among Bimin-Kukusmin / Fitz J.P. Poole -- Self-interest and the social good : some implications of Hagen gender imagery / Marilyn Strathern -- Sexuality and gender in Samoa : conceptions and missed conceptions / Bradd Shore -- Like wounded stags : male sexual ideology in an Andalusian town / Stanley Brandes -- Pigs, women, and the men's house in Amazonia : an analysis of six Mundurucu╠ü myths / Leslee Nadelson -- Politics and gender in simple societies / Jane F. Collier and Michelle Z. Rosaldo -- Women, warriors, and patriarchs / Melissa Llewelyn-Davies -- Gender and sexuality in hierarchical societies : the case of Polynesia and some comparative inplications / Sherry B. Ortner.
Related item
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1011/80026655-d.html
Genre
  • text
Language
  • English
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