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Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender: Men and Women in the Worlds Cultures [2 Volumes] Carol R. Ember

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender: Men and Women in the Worlds Cultures [2 Volumes]

Carol R. Ember

Published December 31st 2003
ISBN : 9780306477706
Hardcover
1037 pages
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Topics and Cultures A-K - Volume 1- Cultures L-Z - Volume 2The central aim of this encyclopedia is to give the reader a comparative perspective on issues involving conceptions of gender, gender differences, gender roles, relationships between theMoreTopics and Cultures A-K - Volume 1- Cultures L-Z - Volume 2The central aim of this encyclopedia is to give the reader a comparative perspective on issues involving conceptions of gender, gender differences, gender roles, relationships between the genders, and sexuality. The encyclopedia is divided into two volumes: Topics and Cultures. The combination of topical overviews and varying cultural portraits is what makes this encyclopedia a unique reference work for students, researchers and teachers interested in gender studies and cross-cultural variation in sex and gender. It deserves a place in the library of every university and every social science and health department.Contents: - Glossary. Cultural Conceptions of Gender. Gender Roles, Status, and Institutions. Sexuality and Male-Female Interaction. Sex and Gender in the Worlds Cultures. Culture Name Index. Subject Index.