Gender And Society In The New Guinea Highlands: An Anthropological Perspective On Antagonism Toward Women, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Gender And Society In The New Guinea Highlands

An Anthropological Perspective On Antagonism Toward Women, 1st Edition

By Marilyn G. Gelber

Routledge

180 pages

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Description

This book examines the relationship between the sexes, especially the attitudes and behavior of men toward women, as a result of the economic, political, and structural constraints of New Guinea Highland social organization.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Ideology About Women as a Form of Gerontocratic Control 3. The Social Matrix of the Relationship Between the Sexes 4. Socio-Economic Structure and Personality 5. Aversion Toward Women as a Population Regulatory Device 6. Aversion Toward Women as a Population Regulatory Device, II: Problems in Explanation 7. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC032000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies