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Encyclopedia of sex and gender : men and women in the world's cultures / edited by Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember

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Publication Info.
New York : Springer, 2003.

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Description
1 online resource (2 volumes)
Note
"Published in conjunction with the human relations area files at Yale University."
Includes graphical cross-reference mapper.
Summary
Gives a comparative perspective on issues involving conceptions of gender, gender differences, gender roles, relationships between the genders, and sexuality.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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.
Note
Description based on print version record.
GMD: electronic resource.
Subject
Sex -- Encyclopedias.
Sex -- Cross-cultural studies.
Added Author
Ember, Carol R.
Ember, Melvin.
Other Form:
Encyclopedia of sex and gender. New York : Springer, c2003 9780306477706
ISBN
9781849725088
184972508X