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Identity and networks : fashioning gender and ethnicity across cultures

Identity and networks : fashioning gender and ethnicity across cultures

Author: Deborah Fahy Bryceson; Judith Okely; Jonathan Webber
Publisher: New York, N.Y. ; Oxford : Berghahn Books, 2007.
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Contrary to the negative assessments of the social order that have become prevalent in the media since 9/11, this collection of essays focuses on the enormous social creativity being invested as  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Fahy Bryceson; Judith Okely; Jonathan Webber
ISBN: 9781845451615 1845451619 9781845451622 1845451627
OCLC Number: 1171827136
Description: xii, 300 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface Introduction: The Artistry of Social Life Deborah Fahy Bryceson PART I: FASHIONING IDENTITIES Chapter 1. Changing Cultures, Changing Rooms: Fashioning Identities and Anthropological Research Sharon Macdonald Chapter 2. Identity at Play: Individuals, Characters, and Theatres of Action Kirsten Hastrup Chapter 3. Constructing Identities in a Post-Communist Society: Ethnic, National, and European Zdzislaw Mach Chapter 4. Making Sense of the Past: Reflections on Jewish Historical Consciousness Jonathan Webber Chapter 5. A Sense of People and Place: The Chapel and Language in Sustaining Welsh Identity Gaynor Cohen Chapter 6. Towards an Ethnography of Colleagueship Hilary Callan PART II: GENDER AGENCY AND NETWORKS Chapter 7. Thinking the Unheard, Writing the Unwritten: Reflecting on Marginality, Ethnography, and Texts Maria Jaschok in dialogue with Shui Jingjun Chapter 8. The Women's Movement: The Formative Years, 1850-1930 Cecillie Swaisland Chapter 9. A Good Lady, Androgynous Angel, and Intrepid Woman: Maria Czaplicka in Feminist Profile Grazyna Kubica Chapter 10. 'Ritual Sisters' or Female Rulers? Gender and Chiefship Revisited in Southern Africa Gina Buijs Chapter 11. Revolting, Revolutionary, and Rebellious Women: Symbolic Disruption of Traditional Femininity and the Liberation of Femineity and Other Muted Identities Rhian Loudon and Ronnie Frankenberg Chapter 12. What Women Really Want: Gender, Ethnicity, and Job Expectations on an Automobile Factory Assembly Line Fiona Moore Chapter 13. Can You Call This Fieldwork? September in Venice Lidia D. Sciama Chapter 14. Gendered Lessons in Ivory Towers Judith Okely AFTERWORDS: IN CELEBRATION OF SHIRLEY ARDENER Gendering Oxford: Shirley Ardener and Cross-Cultural Research Janette Davies and Jacqueline Waldren Shirley Ardener's Habitus Jonathan Benthall Circumstance, Personality, and Anthropology Tamara Dragadze Shirley in My Mind Grazyna Kubica Titi ikoli in the Academy Sharon Macdonald Going the Extra Mile Sandra Burman Her Powers of Persuasion Fiona Moore Shirley Ardener: Mentor and Friend Paula Heinonen The African Connection in Oxford Gina Buijs Shirley's African Roots Cecillie Swaisland Returning to 'The Mountain' Peter Geschiere Shirley's Magic Jonathan Webber List of Published Works by Shirley Ardener Notes on the Contributors Index
Responsibility: edited by Deborah Fahy Bryceson, Judith Okely, and Jonathan Webber.


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