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Sex and Gender Roles, Division of Labor in

Robinson, Kathryn


In response to the emergence of second-wave feminism in the 1970s, many anthropologists turned to the critical question of sex differences in the societies we study (e.g., see Reiter 1975; Rosaldo and Lamphere 1974) and the sexual division of labor emerged as a critical area of inquiry. Feminist anthropologists have taken up histori-cal and comparative perspectives on the sexual division of labor as a fundamental step in understanding gendered power. Is the sexual division of tasks, found in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Book chapter
DOI: 10.1002/9781118924396.wbiea2208


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