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Making Gender

The Politics and Erotics of Culture

by Sherry B. Ortner

  • 174 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7944822M
    ISBN 100807046337
    ISBN 109780807046333

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Making Gender, Making War is a unique interdisciplinary edited collection which explores the social construction of gender, war-making and peacekeeping. It highlights the institutions and processes involved in the making of gender in terms of.

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