Description - Carved Flesh Cast Selves by Vigdis Broch-Due
This volume, the first comprehensive overview of Scandinavian cross-cultural research on gender issues in the English language, addresses fundamental analytical issues currently debated within international feminist anthropology and beyond. Offering examples from a wide range of ethnographic settings, the essays show that gender comprises far more than sexual relationships: it takes on political significance insofar as it influences the distribution of resources and access to public and domestic spheres, to knowledge and to power.
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Author Biography - Vigdis Broch-Due
Vigdis Broch-Due I. Rudie Department of Social Anthropology,University of Oslo Tone Bleie Chair, Michelsen's Institute, Bergen