1st Edition

Gender And Society In The New Guinea Highlands
An Anthropological Perspective On Antagonism Toward Women

ISBN 9780367161217
Published December 7, 2020 by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book 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

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