Fall 2008

Gender: An Anthropological Perspective

Listed in: Anthropology and Sociology, as ANTH-35


Deborah B. Gewertz (Section 01)


This seminar provides an analysis of male-female relationships from a cross-cultural perspective, focusing upon the ways in which cultural factors modify and exaggerate the biological differences between men and women. Consideration will be given to the positions of men and women in the evolution of society, and in different contemporary social, political, and economic systems, including those of the industrialized nations. Limited to 20 students. Fall semester. Professor Gewertz.