9780415918060

Situated Lives : Gender and Culture in Everyday Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415918060

  • ISBN10:

    0415918065

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1997-04-01
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Situated Livesbrings together the most important recent feminist and critical research that situates gender in relationship to the historical and material circumstances where gender, race, class and sexual orientation intersect and shape everyday interaction. Contributors include: Barbara Babcock, Jean Comaroff, Sarah Franklin, Faye Ginsburg, Matthew Gutmann, Faye V. Harrison, Louise Lamphere, Ellen Lewin, Jos^'e Lim^'on, Iris Lopez, Emily Martin, Mary Moran, Kirin Narayan, Aihwa Ong, Devon G. Pe^~na, Beatriz Pesquera, Helena Ragon^'e, Rayna Rapp, Judith Rollins, Leslie Salzinger, Denise Segura, Carol Stack, Ann Stoler, Donald D. Stull, Brett Williams, Patricia Zavella.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(22)
LOUISE LAMPHERE
HELENA RAGONE
PATRICIA ZAVELLA
Part One The Power of Representation Gendered Ethnography in Practice 23(62)
1. How Native Is a "Native" Anthropologist?
23(19)
KIRIN NARAYAN
2. Feminist Insider Dilemmas Constructing Ethnic Identity with "Chicana" Informants
42(20)
PATRICIA ZAVELLA
3. Carne, Carnales, and the Carnivalesque Bakhtinian Batos, Disorder, and Narrative Discourses
62(23)
JOSE E. LIMON
Part Two Reproducing the Body Reshaping Conception and Birth 85(90)
4. The Egg and the Sperm How Science Has Constructed a Romance Based on Stereotypical Male-Female Roles
85(14)
EMILY MARTIN
5. Making Sense of Missed Conceptions Anthropological Perspectives on Unexplained Infertility
99(11)
SARAH FRANKLIN
6. Chasing the Blood Tie Surrogate Mothers, Adoptive Mothers, and Fathers
110(18)
HELENA RAGONE
7. Constructing Amniocentesis Maternal and Medical Discourses
128(14)
RAYNA RAPP
8. The "Word-Made" Flesh The Disembodiment of Gender in the Abortion Debate
142(15)
FAYE GINSBURG
9. Agency and Constraint Sterilization and Reproductive Freedom Among Puerto Rican Women in New York City
157(18)
IRIS LOPEZ
Part Three Constructing Family Creating Household and Community 175(80)
10. Reinventing the South
175(17)
BRETT WILLIAMS
11. "This Permanent Roommate"
192(16)
ELLEN LEWIN
12. "In the Beginning He Wouldn't Lift Even a Spoon" The Division of Household Labor
208(15)
BEATRIZ M. PESQUERA
13. The Meanings of Macho Changing Mexican Male Identities
223(12)
MATTHEW C. GUTMANN
14. Holding Hands
235(20)
CAROL STACK
Part Four Consciousness, Transformation, and Resistance at Work 255(118)
15. Invisibility, Consciousness of the Other, Ressentiment
255(16)
JUDITH ROLLINS
16. A Maid by Any Other Name The Transformation of "Dirty Work" by Central American Immigrants"
271(21)
LESLIE SALZINGER
17. Chicanas in White-Collar Jobs "You Have to Prove Yourself More"
292(19)
DENISE A. SEGURA
18. Knock 'Em Dead Work on the Killfloor of a Modern Beefpacking Plant
311(26)
DONALD D. STULL
19. Women's Resistance in the sunbelt Anglos and Hispond to Managerial Control
337(18)
LOUISE LAMPHERE
PATRICIA ZAVELLA
20. Spirits of Resistance
355(18)
AIHWA ONG
Part Five Colonizing Gender and Sexuality Representation and Practice 373(114)
21. Making Empire Respectable The Politics of Race and Sexual Morality in Twentieth-Century Colonial Cultures
373(27)
ANN L. STOLER
22. The Empire's Old Clothes Fashioning the Colonial Subject
400(20)
JEAN COMAROFF
23. Mudwomen and Whitemen A Meditation on Pueblo Potteries and the Politics of Representation
420(20)
BARBARA A. BABCOCK
24. Warriors or Soldiers? Masculinity and Ritual Transvestism in the Liberian Civil War
440(11)
MARY H. MORAN
25. The Gendered Politics and Violence of Structural Adjustment A View from Jamaica
451(18)
FAYE V. HARRISON
26. The Mirror of Exploitation
469(18)
DEVON G. PENA
Index 487

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