Same-sex Cultures and Sexualities
An Anthropological Reader
Edited by Jennifer Robertson
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Same-sex Cultures and Sexualities by Jennifer Robertson
Book DescriptionThis book demonstrates the centrality of sex, gender, and sexuality to theories of human behaviors and practices. It moves beyond other 'lesbian and gay studies' readers by presenting a broader view of the significance of studying same-sex cultures and sexualities across cultures. It offers readings from all four subfields of anthropology: cultural, biological, linguistic, and archaeological (along with historical and applied anthropology). It includes discussion of biotechnology and bioethics, health and illness, language, ethnicity, identity, politics, post-colonialism, kinship, development, and policymaking.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631232995
(252mm x 179mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jennifer Robertson
Companion to the Anthropology of Japan, Paperback (February 2008)
A Companion to the Anthropology of Japan is an unprecedented collection of original essays by some of the field's most distinguished scholars of Japan which, taken together, offer a comprehensive overview of the field.
Same-sex Cultures and Sexualities, Paperback (July 2004)
This book demonstrates the centrality of sex, gender, and sexuality to theories of human behaviors and practices. * Moves beyond other "lesbian and gay studies" readers by presenting a broader view of the significance of studying same--sex cultures and sexualities across cultures.
Native and Newcomer, Paperback (April 1994)» View all books by Jennifer Robertson
This ethnography examines the manner in which native and immigrant citizens of Kodaira, a Tokyo suburb, have restructured the past and imagined the future of their city in a quest for an "authentic" Japanese community.
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Author Biography - Jennifer Robertson
Jennifer Robertson is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan. She has published many articles and book chapters (in several languages) on a wide spectrum of subjects and is the author of Native and Newcomer: Making and Unmaking a Japanese City (1991) and Takarazuka: Sexual Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan (2001 ; Japanese translation 2000). The author's primary area specialty is Japan however she has also worked in Sri Lanka and is presently working in Israel.
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