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Title Encyclopedia of sex and gender : men and women in the world's cultures / edited by Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember
Published New York : Springer, 2003
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Contents CULTURAL CONCEPTIONS OF GENDER -- / Cultural Constructions of Gender / Edwin S. Segal -- / Gender Stereotypes / Deborah L. Best -- / GENDER DIFFERENCES -- / Biological Bases of Sex Differences / Bobbi S. Low -- / Socialization of Boys and Girls in Natural Contexts / Carolyn Pope Edwards, Lisa Knoche and Asiye Kumru -- / Adolescence Glenn E. Weisfeld -- / Personality and Emotion / Cynthia Whissell -- / GENDER ROLES, STATUS, AND INSTITUTIONS -- / Courtship and Marriage / Lewellyn Hendrix -- / Parental Roles / Robert A. Veneziano -- / Economic Activities and Gender Roles / Robin O'Brian -- / Leadership, Power, and Gender / Kaisa Kauppinen and Iiris Aaltio -- / War and Gender / Joshua S. Goldstein -- / Religion, Religiosity, and Gender / Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi -- / Gender-Based Social Groups / Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember -- / The Relative Status of Men and Women / Maxine L. Margolis -- / Economic Development and Gender / Robin O'Brian -- / Language and Gender / Bonnie McElhinny -- / Transitions in the Life-Course of Women / Judith K. Brown -- / SEXUALITY AND MALE-FEMALE INTERACTION -- / Sexual Attitudes and Practices / Gwen J. Broude -- / Modesty and Sexual Restraint / Celia E. Rothenberg -- / Husband-Wife Interaction and Aloofness / Gwen J. Broude -- / Homosexuality / Fernando Luiz Cardoso and Dennis Werner -- / Transgender and Transsexuality / Tarynn M. Witten, Esben Esther Pirelli Benestad, Ilana Berger, Richard Ekins, Randi Ettner, Katsuki Harima, Dave King, Mikael Landén, Nuno Nodin, Volodymyr P'yatokha, and Andrew N. Sharpe -- / Rape and Other Sexual Aggression / Laura Zimmer-Tamakoshi
SEX AND GENDER IN THE WORLD'S CULTURES -- / Abaluyia / Maria G. Cattell -- / Abelam / Richard Scaglion -- / Armenians / Armine Ishkanian -- / Aymara / Winifred Mitchell -- / Bakairí / Debra Picchi -- / Bakkarwal / Aparna Rao -- / Balinese / Lyn Parker -- / Bamiléké / Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg -- / Beng / Alma Gottlieb -- / Blackfoot / Alice Beck Kehoe -- / Canela / William H. Crocker -- / Cherokee / Mary Jo Tippeconnic Fox -- / Chinese Americans / Xiaojian Zhao -- / Chipewyan / Robert Jarvenpa -- / Czechs / Timothy M. Hall -- / Eastern Tukanoans / Janet M. Chernela -- / Germans / Jakob M. Pastötter -- / Glebo / Mary H. Moran -- / Greeks of Kalymnos / David E. Sutton -- / Hadza / Frank Marlowe -- / Han Chinese / William R. Jankowiak -- / Hma' Btsisi' / Barbara S. Nowak -- / Hmong of Laos and the United States / Dia Cha and Timothy Dunnigan -- / Hopi / Alice Schlegel -- / Hungarians / Barbara A. West and Irén Annus -- / Iatmul / Eric Kline Silverman -- / Ifugao / Lynn M. Kwiatkowski -- / Igbo / Daniel Jordan Smith -- / Iranians / Mary Elaine Hegland -- / Israelis / Marilyn P. Safir and Amir Rosenmann -- / Italians / Victoria A. Goddard -- / Jamaica / William Wedenoja and Diana Fox -- / Kayapo / William H. Fisher -- / Kazakhs / Cynthia Werner -- / Kuna / James Howe -- / Kyrgyz / Kathleen Kuehnast -- / Lahu / Shanshan Du -- / Maasai / Aud Talle -- / Manjako / Margaret Buckner -- / Mardu / Robert Tonkinson and Myrna Tonkinson -- / Marquesans / Kathleen C. Riley -- / Maya of the Yucatán Peninsula / John R. Sosa, Brian Montes, Melissa-Ann Yeager, and Emilio Paqcha Benites -- / Mehinako / Ulrike Prinz -- / Mexicans / Julia Pauli -- / Mormon Fundamentalists / William R. Jankowiak -- / Mountain Arapesh / Paul Roscoe -- / Mundugumor / Nancy McDowell -- / Na / Eileen Rose Walsh -- / Nahua / James M. Taggart -- / Nandi / Regina Smith Oboler -- / Navajo / Maureen Trudelle Schwarz -- / Nepali / Mary M. Cameron -- / Northeast India / Susan C. Seymour -- / Orang Suku Laut / Lioba Lenhart -- / Puerto Ricans / Marysol Asencio -- / Rungus Dusun / George N. Appell and Laura W.R. Appell -- / Sakha / Susan A. Crate -- / Samburu / Bilinda Straight and Jon Holtzman -- / Samoans / Jeannette Marie Mageo -- / Shipibo / Warren M. Hern -- / Shoshone / Richley H. Crapo -- / Spanish / Susan Tax Freeman -- / Swat Pathan / Charles Lindholm -- / Swazi / Betty J. Harris -- / Taiwan / Chien-Juh Gu and Rita S. Gallin -- / Taiwanese Americans / Christine Avenarius -- / Tanna / Lamont Lindstrom -- / Tarahumara / Felice S. Wyndham -- / Tikopia / Judith Macdonald -- / Timpaus Banggai / Harald Beyer Broch -- / Tlingit / Laura F. Klein -- / Trobriands / Wulf Schiefenhövel -- / Tswana / Rebecca L. Upton -- / Ukrainians / Sarah D. Phillips -- / Uzbeks / Marianne Ruth Kamp and Audrey C. Shalinsky -- / Waorani / Pamela I. Erickson -- / West Indian Americans / Oneka LaBennett -- / Yanomami / Gabriele Herzog-Schröder -- / Yapese / Richard A. Marksbury -- / Yupik Eskimos / Carol Zane Jolles -- / Yuquí / Allyn MacLean Stearman -- / Zapotec / Lynn Stephen
Summary Gives a comparative perspective on issues involving conceptions of gender, gender differences, gender roles, relationships between the genders, and sexuality
Notes "Published in conjunction with the human relations area files at Yale University."
Includes graphical cross-reference mapper
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Sex -- Cross-cultural studies.
Sex -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Ember, Carol R.
Ember, Melvin.
ISBN 184972508X
9781849725088