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Gender and culture in America

Nancy Patricia McKee

Gender and culture in America

by Nancy Patricia McKee

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Published by Sloan Pub. in Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex role -- United States -- History.,
  • United States -- Social conditions.

  • About the Edition

    Traces the evolution of gender identity and gender interactions from colonial times to the present.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLinda Stone, Nancy P. McKee.
    ContributionsStone, Linda, 1947-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 261 p. :
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22860893M
    ISBN 101597380083
    ISBN 109781597380089

      Many intractable controversies in today’s culture wars relate to issues of sex and gender. Americans disagree, for instance, about whether marriage . Gender and Sexuality in Indigenous North America, – The role of the "berdache," a man living as a woman or a woman living as a man in native societies, has received recent scholarly attention but represents just one of many such occurrences of alternative gender identification in these cultures.

    Sex, Gender and Culture Gender Concepts Many societies around the world share the male/female dichotomy when it comes to gender concepts. But a strict dichotomy is far from universal. Ex. Native Americans of the Great Plains, recognize male, female and a third referred as “two-spirits”. Books shelved as gender-history: Manliness and Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the United States, by Gail Bederman, Gend.

    Gender inequality in elementary and middle schools. To study gender inequality in elementary and middle schools, researchers from NYU and Indiana University used data from the nationally representative Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, specifically the to . Given its interdisciplinary approach and accessible style, the book will appeal to both specialists in nineteenth-century Iberian and Latin American studies and a broader audience of scholars in gender, cultural, transatlantic, transpacific, postcolonial, and empire studies.


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Gender and Culture in America traces Gender and culture in America book evolution of gender identity and gender interaction from colonial times to the present. In addition to general chapters on American gender issues through time, the book features specific chapters devoted to minority ethnic groups and college/university students, as well as new chapters on persons of alternate sexual orientation and on extranuptial families.

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