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Ethnographic Feminisms Essays in Anthropology by Sally Cole

Ethnographic Feminisms Essays in Anthropology

Part of the Women's Experience Series Series


Ethnographic Feminisms Essays in Anthropology by Sally Cole

This significant new study contains the work of anthropologists engaged in doing research on gender. The editors argue for the creation of an ethnography-based feminism that, at the same time, pays heed to what women in specific circumstances identify as their concerns and also recognizes contradictions inherent in the goals of a feminist anthropology. These essays grapple with a range of awkward issues, including feminism in international contexts, the invisibility of women's working lives, and the problems of voice and ethnographic representation. Referring to a variety of ethnographic contexts, and working from diverse perspectives, the contributors examine the multiple dilemmas and conflicts of gender and power.A volume which will not only constitute a significant contribution to the social sciences literature both theoretically and substantively, but will also place Canadian feminist anthropology on the cutting edge of global feminist anthropology. I strongly recommend it. Valda Blundell Carleton University

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Publication date

15th May 1995


Sally Cole

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Carleton University Press,Canada


300 pages


Feminism & feminist theory



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