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"Highly recommended, both as a critically presented state-of-the-art discussion and as an account of how one's personal/political history informs the process of scientific inquiry."--"Choice"
This classic anthropological study debunks the many myths behind the idea of "natural" male superiority. Drawing on extensive historical and cross-cultural research, Eleanor Burke Leacock shows that claims of male superiority are based on carefully constructed myths with no factual historical basis. She also documents numerous historical examples of egalitarian gender relations.
Eleanor Burke Leacock (1922-1987) was well-known for her ethnographic work among primitive societies, and her research is still a formative influence among feminist anthropologists.
Title: Myths of Male Dominance: Collected Articles on Women Cross-Culturally
Publisher: U.S.A., Haymarket Books: 2008
ISBN Number: 1931859574
ISBN Number 13: 9781931859578
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: New
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Description: New. May have slight shelfwear from storage. Myths of Male Dominance: Collected Articles on Women Cross-Culturally By Eleanor Burke Leacock (Author) Product Details Paperback: 360 pages Publisher: Haymarket Books (April 1, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 1931859574 ISBN-13: 9781931859578 Product Dimensions: 2.1 x 3.1 x 0.4 inches
Keywords: Myths of Male Dominance: Collected Articles on Women Cross-Culturally