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Description - Same-sex Cultures and Sexualities by Jennifer Robertson

This 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 Details

ISBN: 9780631232995
ISBN-10: 0631232990
Format: Hardback
(252mm x 179mm x 28mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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 [1998]; 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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