Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective

ISBN-13: 9780205247288

ISBN-10: 0205247288

Author: Caroline B. Brettell, Carolyn F. Sargent

Edition: 6

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Paperback 478 pages
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Acknowledged author Caroline B. Brettell wrote Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective comprising 478 pages back in 2012. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0205247288 and 9780205247288. Since then Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $2.24 or rent at the marketplace.


Introduces students to the most significant topics in anthropology of gender.

Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective is a one-volume reader built on classic contributions to gender and anthropology, incorporating recent literature on gender roles and ideology around the world.

It combines theoretically and ethnographically-based essays and is appropriate for undergraduate and beginning graduate students.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book readers will be able to:

  • Name the most significant topics in anthropology of gender
  • Discuss the questions raised by the authors in each section
  • Understand issues of gender in industrial society and developing societies

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