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Women and Bullfighting Gender, Sex and the Consumption of Tradition

Women and Bullfighting: Gender, Sex and the Consumption of Tradition

1st Edition

By Sarah Pink
November 01, 1997

This book investigates the popularity and success of contemporary women performers in bullfighting culture, which has been framed by a discourse of 'traditionalist' masculinity. This examination of the changing situation of women in the bullfighting world is used to explore the ways in which gender...

Gypsies in Madrid Sex, Gender and the Performance of Identity

Gypsies in Madrid: Sex, Gender and the Performance of Identity

1st Edition

By Paloma Gay y Blasco
July 01, 1999

Throughout the twentieth century, Spanish people have deployed conflicting sexual moralities in their struggle for political supremacy within the state. The Spanish Gypsies or Gitanos, who live at the very bottom of the Spanish socio-economic scale, have appropriated this concern with gender ...

Memories Cast in Stone The Relevance of the Past in Everyday Life

Memories Cast in Stone: The Relevance of the Past in Everyday Life

1st Edition

By David E. Sutton
July 01, 2000

How does the past matter in the present? How is a feeling of ‘ownership' of the past expressed in people's everyday lives? Should continuity with the distant past be seen as simply a nationalist fiction or is it transformed by local historical imagination? While recent anthropological studies have ...

Gender and Migration in Southern Europe Women on the Move

Gender and Migration in Southern Europe: Women on the Move

1st Edition

Edited By Floya Anthias, Gabriella Lazaridis
January 02, 2000

The important role women play in the process of migration to the Western bloc - and in particular to Southern Europe where they often find jobs in the domestic service, tourist or sex industries - has been increasingly recognized. This timely book provides essential new insights into the forms of ...

Gender, Family and Work in Naples

Gender, Family and Work in Naples

1st Edition

By Victoria A. Goddard
March 01, 1996

Breaking new ground in Mediterreanean anthropology, this book rejects the discipline's traditional focus on honour and shame in small face-to-face communities, and suggests instead that gender and sexuality interact with material processes in the constitution of personal and social identities. In ...

Negev Bedouin and Livestock Rearing Social, Economic and Political Aspects

Negev Bedouin and Livestock Rearing: Social, Economic and Political Aspects

1st Edition

By Aref Abu-Rabia
April 19, 1994

In the past sheep-rearing was the main means of existence for most Bedouin. Today it is developing in a new direction. For some it is as important as ever, for others it has become only a subsidiary source of income and a safeguard against economic instability. This volume looks at the effects ...

Villagers of the Sierra de Gredos Transhumant Cattle-raisers in Central Spain

Villagers of the Sierra de Gredos: Transhumant Cattle-raisers in Central Spain

1st Edition

By William Kavanagh
March 03, 1994

This is the first study of a transhumant cattle-raising community in Spain. Transhumance is the seasonal moving of livestock to another region. This book shows the social and economic factors upon which the continued vitality of this mountain village is based: the use of communal summer pastures; ...

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