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Toward Anthropology of Women

3.88 of 5 stars 3.88  ·  rating details  ·  25 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Collected studies explore sexual equality and inequality in various societies and provide a foundation for social change.
Paperback, 416 pages
Published January 1st 1975 by Monthly Review Press
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The book is great BUT Rubin, Gayle's chapter "The Traffic in Women: Notes on the ‘Political Economy’ of Sex" is worth the whole book ...
I have just had to buy a replacement copy of Toward an Anthropology of Women - there is only so many times a book can be stuck back together and after over 25 years of regular consultation, use, reading and all, the time has finally come. Originally published in 1975, the book remains for me a fine example of critical scholarship and contains some superb and now classic pieces of Marxist feminist analysis and feminist anthropology. The essays cover both physical and social anthropology - althoug ...more
Awesome collection of essays! A look at different cultures and how women are being treated in each and every one of them. There is no denying that I've learned a lot from reading this.
Agniswar Chakraborty
Its a very good book.. I am heard about it..
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