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Gender is a cultural construct and a social process—Cases of “woman-marriage” in Africa and matrimonial alliance (part 1)

Gender is a cultural construct and a social process—Cases of “woman-marriage” in Africa and matrimonial alliance (part 1)

Jadran Mimica

ANTH 1001: Introduction to anthropology

Monday, April 27, 2020 (Week 9)

Available at http://anthro.rschram.org/1001/2020/3.3.1

Required readings

Denise O’Brien “Female Husbands in Southern Bantu Societies,” in Sexual Stratification: A Cross-Cultural View, ed. Alice Schlegel (New York: Columbia University Press, 1977), 109–126.

Supplemental readings

Joseph M. Carrier and Stephen O. Murray “Woman-Woman Marriage in Africa,” in Boy-Wives and Female Husbands: Studies in African Homosexualities, ed. Stephen O. Murray and Will Roscoe (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998), 255–266, 320–321.

Eileen Jensen Krige “Woman-Marriage, with Special Reference to the Loυedu. Its Significance for the Definition of Marriage,” Africa: Journal of the International African Institute 44, no. 1 (1974): 11–37, doi:10.2307/1158564.

Jadran’s lecture notes will be posted on Canvas

Notes and other material for Jadran’s lectures will be in this week’s topic page on the class Canvas site.

References

Carrier, Joseph M., and Stephen O. Murray. “Woman-Woman Marriage in Africa.” In Boy-Wives and Female Husbands: Studies in African Homosexualities, edited by Stephen O. Murray and Will Roscoe, 255–266, 320–321. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998.

Krige, Eileen Jensen. “Woman-Marriage, with Special Reference to the Loυedu. Its Significance for the Definition of Marriage.” Africa: Journal of the International African Institute 44, no. 1 (1974): 11–37. doi:10.2307/1158564.

O’Brien, Denise. “Female Husbands in Southern Bantu Societies.” In Sexual Stratification: A Cross-Cultural View, edited by Alice Schlegel, 109–126. New York: Columbia University Press, 1977.

A guide to the unit

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