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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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).


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.

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

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