Music-Making, Ritual, and Gender in a Southeast Asian Hill Society
George, Kenneth M.
This article will explore the ways in which music-making and gender
differences mutually shape one another in a hill society in island Southeast
Asia. The questions raised have to do with the role music-making plays in producing or subverting gender-based hierarchies of prestige and authority:
Does music support or threaten predominant ideas about gender? How does
it shape the way in which women and men experience sexual hierarchy? Can
music-making itself be a form of sexual politics?...[Show more]
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