In this collection of new and previously published essays, Sherry Ortner draws on her more than two decades of work in feminist anthropology to offer a major reconsideration of culture and gender. Making Gender is rich in theoretical insights and ethnographic examples, offering a stimulating synthesis of the field by one of its founders and foremost theorists....
|Title||:||Making Gender: The Politics and Erotics of Culture|
|Number of Pages||:||288 Pages|
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Making Gender: The Politics and Erotics of Culture Reviews
It shows how specific analyses of gender relations could/should be situated in broader social status-position/prestige system, which is dynamically shaped by micropolitics, i.e., the process of registering "value" which is culturally defined in given historical circumstances. Ortner's works have been quite theoretically consistent, and broad in terms of her empirical scope (and she is good at reevaluating her own earlier studies), which marks her a first-class anthropologist.