Encyclopedia of sex and gender. Men and Women in the World's Cultures

About (English version): 

The central aim of this encyclopedia is to give the reader a comparative perspective on issues involving conceptions of gender, gender differences, gender roles, relationships between the genders, and sexuality. The encyclopedia is divided into two volumes: Topics and Cultures

The combination of topical overviews and varying cultural portraits is what makes this encyclopedia a unique reference work for students, researchers and teachers interested in gender studies and cross-cultural variation in sex and gender. It deserves a place in the library of every university and every social science and health department. 

Contents:- Glossary. Cultural Conceptions of Gender. Gender Roles, Status, and Institutions. Sexuality and Male-Female Interaction. Sex and Gender in the World's Cultures. Culture Name Index. Subject Index.

Public identifier: 
ISBN 978-0-387-33623-7
Media Type: 
Printed Paper
Language(s): 
English
Date created: 
2004
Is this resource freely shareable?: 
Not applicable
Total energy: 
101

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