Women in Between: Female Roles in a Male World: Mount Hagen, New Guinea - Classics in Anthropology (Paperback)Marilyn Strathern (author)
Paperback 392 Pages / Published: 02/05/1995
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In 1971 Marilyn Strathern provided what has now become a classic ethnographic text, Women In Between. Significantly, this pioneering contribution to feminist anthropology focuses on gender relations rather than on women alone. Re-issued now, Women in Between examines the attitudes of the Hagen people and analyzes the power of women in their male-dominated system. Strathern cites case studies of marriage arrangements, divorce, and traditional settlement disputes to illustrate women's status in Hagen society.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of pages: 392
Weight: 581 g
Dimensions: 228 x 151 x 30 mm
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