A Passion for Difference: Essays in Anthropology and Gender

A Passion for Difference: Essays in Anthropology and Gender

By: Henrietta L. Moore (author)Paperback

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In this book Henrietta Moore examines the nature and limitations of the theoretical languages used by anthropologists and others to write about sex, gender and sexuality.

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About Author

Henrietta Moore is Reader in Social Anthropology at the London School of Economics and the author of several previous books including Feminism and Anthropology (Polity, 1988).

Contents

Acknowledgements. Introduction: A Passion for Difference. 1. The Divisions Within:. Sex, Gender and Sexual Difference. 2. Embodied Selves:. Dialogues Between Anthropology and Psychoanalysis. 3. Fantasies of Power and Fantasies of Identity:. Gender, Race and Violence. 4. Bodies on the Move:. Gender, Power and Material Culture. 5. Social Identities and the Politics of Reproduction. 6. Master Narratives: . Anthropology and Writing. 7. The Feminist Anthropologist and the Passion(s) of New Eve. Notes. References. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/10/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780745613086
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780745613086
  • weight: 276
  • ISBN10: 074561308X

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