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Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs: Gender Unity and Gender Equality Among the Lahu of Southwestern China
by Shanshan Du
The ideal of "gender equality" seems forever elusive, always tantalizingly over the horizon. Shanshan Du suggests that by shifting our attention away from the various utopian ideals embedded in mainstream feminism, we may be surprised to learn that gender-egalitarian societies do exist. Based on extensive fieldwork, this book explores the Lahu society in Southwest China wh ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published December 18th 2002 by Columbia University Press
(first published December 11th 2002)
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