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The Performance of Gender: An Anthropology of Everyday Life in a South Indian Fishing Village

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The vivid ethnographic account and a critical appraisal of the theories of Judith Butler, Bourdieu and Foucault.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

CONTENTS List of Figures vii Acknowledgements ix Preface xiii Introduction 1 Part I: The Marking of Difference 1 Men and boys: the lives of the fishermen 27 2 Women, money and markets 53 3 Gender, body and the tracing of relatedness 72 Part II: The Merging of Difference 4 Becoming husband and wife 91 5 Loans and goods: flows and exchanges between households 113 6 Eating from one plate: gender, exchange and spouses 149 Part III: Disputes and Negotiations 7 Gender and money: the saving and spending of household wealth 177 8 Conflict and Violence 195 9 Conclusions 215 Notes 232 Bibliography 245 Index 253

Portrait

Cecilia Busby is Lecturer in Anthropology at Goldsmiths College.

EAN: 9781845200350
ISBN: 1845200357
Untertitel: 'London School of Economics Mon'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BERG PUBL INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2004
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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