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Cultural constructions of "woman"

Cultural constructions of "woman"

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Published by Sheffield in Salem, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kolenda, Pauline.,
  • Davis-Floyd, Robbie.,
  • Women -- Social conditions -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Sex role -- Cross-cultural studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementPauline Kolenda [editor ; with contributions by Robbie Davis-Floyd ... et al.].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1206 .C85 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 198 p. :
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2093815M
    ISBN 100881333069
    LC Control Number88138737

    hegemonic constructions of identity and time. The broadly Foucauldian focus (mediated through multiple forms of feminist and post-colonial approaches that centre on the representation of women’s bodies in literary and historical discourses) enables the writers of these essays not only to reflect on the body in terms of the production of.   Walker’s idea of black feminism lays out very clear positions that black women ought to adopt based upon the best traditions ingrained in their legacy of struggle, survival, and the construction of African-American women’s history that extracts a set of principles that women may choose as their orientation to this world.” (Pg. )Reviews:

      The three women at the center of “Sisters in Hate” were born in , but that’s about all they have in common. Corinna Olsen, from Oregon, has worked as a porn star, a bodybuilder and a. Includes bibliographical references and index pt. I. Impact of material condition on gender roles -- Egalitarian foraging societies -- Pastoral and horticultural societies -- Stratified economies -- Agricultural states -- Industrial economy: the United States -- Global economic development -- pt. II. Ideological constraints on gender constructs -- Gender and the body -- Gender and religion.

    1 day ago  Women of color were left out of the original movement for women's suffrage. Today, with voter suppression tactics running rampant, we can take action to ensure equal voting rights for all.   A cross-cultural study of gender roles and relationships, this book presents a synthesis of a wide range of ethnographic and historical data concerning the roles of women and men in wide range of different kinds of societies--with a focus on both material conditions and ideological valuations that affect and reflect cultural models of gender/5(2).


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Successive chapters of this book have traveled the terrain of whiteness as material, cultural, and subjective location, exploring childhood, interracial relationships, discursive repertoires on race, and constructions of culture and identity. The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon.

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