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Encyclopedia of sex and gender : Men and Women in the World's Cultures, Volume I: Topics and Cultures A-K, Volume II: Cultures L-Z

Author: Carol R Ember; Melvin Ember
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Springer, 2004.
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The central aim of this encyclopedia is to give the reader a comparative perspective on issues involving conceptions of gender, gender differences, gender roles, relationships between the genders, and sexuality. The encyclopedia is divided into two volumes: Topics and Cultures. The combination of topical overviews and varying cultural portraits is what makes this encyclopedia a unique reference work for students,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol R Ember; Melvin Ember
ISBN: 9780387299075 0387299076
OCLC Number: 517817425
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: From the Contents: Preface --
Cultural Conceptions of Gender --
Gender Roles, Status, and Institutions --
Sexuality and Male-Female Interaction --
Sex and Gender in the World's Cultures --
Glossary --
Alternative Culture Names --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember.

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The central aim of this encyclopedia is to give the reader a comparative perspective on issues involving conceptions of gender, gender differences, gender roles, relationships between the genders,  Read more...

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