Male and Female in Developing South-East Asia (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
282
Utgivningsdatum
1995-07-01
Upplaga
illustrated ed
Förlag
Berg Publishers
Medarbetare
Wazir, Jahan Karim
Illustrationer
index
Volymtitel
v. 14
Dimensioner
225 x 145 x 22 mm
Vikt
420 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
44:B&W 5.5 x 8.5 in or 216 x 140 mm (Demy 8vo) Case Laminate on Creme w/Gloss Lam
ISSN
1068-8536
ISBN
9780854969050
Male and Female in Developing South-East Asia (inbunden)

Male and Female in Developing South-East Asia

Workshop on Research Methodologies, Theoretical Perspectives and Directions for Policy in Gender Studies in Southeast Asia

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This provocative book seeks to redress inaccuracies in Western perceptions of gender relations in Southeast Asia by bringing to the fore the area's ethnic and cultural variance and showing how women and men explain the informal and psychological dimensions of relationships as vital in holding family, neighbourhood and kinship ties together. Although there are differences between male and female perceptions of sex roles in society, women perceive their situation as disadvantaged rather than less significant. Male-female interpretations of power and status tend to converge usually towards the understanding that the contributions of men and women are equally important in the formation of family and society.
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Wazir Jahan Karim Women and Human Resources Unit,University Sains Malaysia

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Contents: Part I: Theoretical Overview - R. Firth, A Woman Looks Back on Feminist Anthropology - W. J. Karim, Introduction: Genderizing Anthropology in Southeast Asia - W. J. Karim, Bilateralism and Gender in Southeast Asia - O. Hutheesing, Gender at the Centre and Periphery of Southeast Asia - Part II: Ethnography and Culture - J. Nagata, Modern Malay Women and the Message of the 'Veil' - M. Hobart, Engendering Disquiet: On Kinship and Gender in Bali - M. Ngaosyvathn, Buddhism, Merit Making and Gender: A Competition for Salvation in Laos - S. O'Harrow, Vietnamese Women and Confucianism: Creating Spaces from Patriarchy - F. Hughes-Freeland, Performance and Gender in Javanese Palace Tradition - Part III: Methodological Issues - J. F. Illo, Redefining the 'Maybahay' or Housewife: Reflections on the Nature of Women's Work in the Philippines - I. Rudie, A Methodology of 'Eating': Cooperation, Support, and Reputation in Kelantan Malay Households - P. Van Esterik, Rewriting Gender and Development Anthropology in Southeast Asia