Gender in Cross-cultural Perspective

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Caroline Brettell, Carolyn Fishel Sargent
Prentice Hall, 1997 - Social Science - 560 pages

This reader introduces students to the most significant topics in the field of the anthropology of gender, drawing not only from classic sources but also from the most recent, diverse literature on gender roles and ideology around the world. It takes a clear, accessible approach to subject matter, making coverage appropriate for students from a variety of levels.

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Contents

Perspectives on the Evolution of Sex Differences
6
LILA LEIBOWITZ
15
Gender and War Are Women Tough Enough for Military Combat?
21
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Caroline B. Brettell is University Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Ruth Collins Altshuler Director of the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute at Southern Methodist University. She is coeditor of "Migration Theory: Talking across Disciplines".

Sargrent is Professor of Anthropology and Director of Women's Studies at Southern Methodist University.

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