Sex, Identity, and Erotic Subjectivity in Anthropological Fieldwork
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Taboo by Don Kulick
Book DescriptionTaboo looks at the ethnographer and sexuality in anthropological fieldwork and considers the many roles that sexuality plays in the anthropological production of knowledge and texts. How does the sexual identity that anthropologists have in their "home" society affect the kind of sexuality they are allowed to express in other cultures? How is the anthropologists' sexuality perceived by the people with whom he or she does research? How common is sexual violence and intimidation in the field and why is its existence virtually unmentioned in anthropology? These are but a few of the questions to be confronted, exploring from differing perspectives the depth of the influence this tabooed topic has on the entire practice and production of anthropology. A long-overdue text for all students and lecturers of anthropology, many post-fieldwork readers will find a resonance of issues they have previously faced (or tried to avoid) and those who are still to undertake fieldwork will find articles that refer to other kinds of personal and professional experience as well as providing invaluable preparations for coping in the field.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415088190
(234mm x 156mm x 22mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Oct-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Don Kulick
Language and Sexuality Reader, Paperback (January 2006)
Brings together material from the fields of anthropology, communication studies, linguistics, medicine and psychology in an examination of the role of sexuality in written and spoken language. This reader addresses: the use of language by individuals to present themselves as sexual and gendered subjects; and more.
Language and Sexuality, Paperback (March 2003)
This lively and accessible textbook provides a clear introduction to the relationship between language and sexuality.
Travesti, Paperback (November 1998)
Following the lives of a group of transgendered prostitutes in Salvador, this text analyzes the ways that they modify their bodies, explores their motivations, examines their complex relationships and discovers how prostitution for most travestis is a positive and affirmative experience.
Language Shift and Cultural Reproduction, Paperback (April 1997)» View all books by Don Kulick
An anthropological study of language and cultural change among the people of Gapun, a small community in the Sepik region of Papua New Guinea.
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