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Handbook of Gender in Archaeology

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    9780759106789

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    0759106789

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-07-13
  • Publisher: AltaMira Press
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Summary

First reference work to explore the research on gender in archaeology.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction: Archaeological Perspectives on Gender
SARAH MILLEDGE NELSON
1(30)
Part I: Theoretical and Thematic Issues
CHAPTER 1 Methods in Feminist and Gender Archaeology: A Feeling for Difference and Likeness
ELIZABETH M. BRUMFIEL
31(28)
CHAPTER 2 Feminist Theory and Gender Research in Historical Archaeology
SUZANNE M. SPENCER-WOOD
59(46)
CHAPTER 3 Gender, Things, and Material Culture
MARIE LOUISE STIG S├śRENSEN
105(32)
CHAPTER 4 Gender and Archaeological Mortuary Analysis
BETTINA ARNOLD
137(34)
CHAPTER 5 The Engendered Household
JULIA A. HENDON
171(28)
CHAPTER 6 Gender and Landscapes
WENDY ASHMORE
199(20)
CHAPTER 7 Gender, Heterarchy, and Hierarchy
JANET E. LEVY
219(28)
CHAPTER 8 Gender and Ethnoarchaeology
KATHRYN WEEDMAN
247(48)
CHAPTER 9 Feminist Gender Research in Classical Archaeology
SUZANNE M. SPENCER-WOOD
295(38)
Part II: Identities
CHAPTER 10 The Prism of Self: Gender and Personhood
BONNIE J. CLARK AND LAURIE A. WILKIE
333(32)
CHAPTER 11 Sexuality in Archaeology
BARBARA L. VOSS
365(36)
CHAPTER 12 Archaeology, Men, and Masculinities
BENJAMIN ALBERTI
401(34)
CHAPTER 13 The Archaeology of Nonbinary Genders in Native North American Societies
SANDRA E. HOLLIMON
435(18)
Part III: Subsistence Strategies
CHAPTER 14 Gender and Human Evolution
DIANE BOLGER
453(50)
CHAPTER 15 Gender Dynamics in Hunter-Gatherer Society: Archaeological Methods and Perspectives
HETTY JO BRUMBACH AND ROBERT JARVENPA
503(34)
CHAPTER 16 Gender and Early Farming Societies
JANE D. PETERSON
537(34)
CHAPTER 17 Women, Gender, and Pastoralism
PAM CRABTREE
571(24)
Part IV: World Regions
CHAPTER 18 A Critical Appraisal of Gender Research in African Archaeology
DIANE LYONS
595(38)
CHAPTER 19 Gender in East and Southeast Asian Archaeology
ELISABETH A. BACUS
633(34)
CHAPTER 20 Gender and Archaeology in South and Southwest Asia
CARLA M. SINOPOLI
667(24)
CHAPTER 21 Gender and the Disciplinary Culture of Australian Archaeology
CLAIRE SMITH AND EMER O'DONNELL
691(42)
CHAPTER 22 Gender Archaeology in Europe
RUTH WHITEHOUSE
733(52)
CHAPTER 23 Gender and Mesoamerican Archaeology
ROSEMARY A. JOYCE
785(28)
CHAPTER 24 Gender Archaeology in Native North America
KAREN OLSEN BRUHNS
813(40)
CHAPTER 25 Gender in South American Archaeology
VIRGINIA EBERT AND THOMAS C. PATTERSON
853(22)
Index 875(32)
About the Contributors 907

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