Women among Women by Jeanette Dickerson-Putman
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Women among Women
By Jeanette Dickerson-Putman

Women among Women

Anthropological Perspectives on Female Age Hierarchies

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Women among Women by Jeanette Dickerson-Putman

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Are the prerogatives of age universal? This first-ever anthropological exploration of relationships between older and younger women suggests that this may be the case. Cross-cultural in nature, the volume looks at relationships between women of different age groups in a village in Taiwan, a town in central Sudan, a rural setting in western Kenya, an Andean peasant community, a horticultural village in Melanesia, and an Aboriginal community in Australia. Adding an interspecies perspective is a study of two age groups of Japanese macaque monkeys. Included is an ethnographic bibliography that lists books with a wealth of information on women in sixty societies. The volume will appeal not only to anthropologists but also to readers interested in women's issues, gender studies, life-course studies, gerontology, and intergenerational relations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780252066832
ISBN-10: 0252066839
Format: Paperback
(5983mm x 3971mm x 13mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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