The Gender of the Gift: Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia

Marilyn Strathern

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The Gender of the Gift: Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia

The Gender of the Gift: Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia By Marilyn Strathern The Gender of the Gift Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia In the most original and ambitious synthesis yet undertaken in Melanesian scholarship Marilyn Strathern argues that gender relations have been a particular casualty of unexamined assumptions held by

  • Title: The Gender of the Gift: Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia
  • Author: Marilyn Strathern
  • ISBN: 9780520072022
  • Page: 446
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Gender of the Gift: Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia By Marilyn Strathern In the most original and ambitious synthesis yet undertaken in Melanesian scholarship, Marilyn Strathern argues that gender relations have been a particular casualty of unexamined assumptions held by Western anthropologists and feminist scholars alike The book treats with equal seriousness and with equal good humor the insights of Western social science, feminist politicsIn the most original and ambitious synthesis yet undertaken in Melanesian scholarship, Marilyn Strathern argues that gender relations have been a particular casualty of unexamined assumptions held by Western anthropologists and feminist scholars alike The book treats with equal seriousness and with equal good humor the insights of Western social science, feminist politics, and ethnographic reporting, in order to rethink the representation of Melanesian social and cultural life This makes The Gender of the Gift one of the most sustained critiques of cross cultural comparison that anthropology has seen, and one of its most spirited vindications.
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    1. Isabel on said:

      Uno de los libros que cambian paradigmas sin duda, el estudio de Strathern de la sociedad melenesia, nos hace romper con la dicotom a hombre mujer para empezar el estudio de lo femenino y masculino Strthern rompe con el discurso feminista de la poca mostrando que las cr ticas no eran v lidas en cualquier entorno, ya que el concepto masculino y femenino en Papua Nueva Guinea es muy diferente Asimismo, critica otras categor as dicotomicas como lo son persona objeto, sociedad persona Esto mediante [...]

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