Table of contents for Sex and gender hierarchies / edited by Barbara Diane Miller.


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Preface Barbara Diane Miller
A note on the discussions at Mijas Elizabeth Colson
Part I. Overview and Theoretical Perspectives: 1. The anthropology of sex and gender hierarchies Barbara Diane Miller
2. Sex differences and gender hierarchies among primates: an evolutionary perspective Adrienne Zihlman
3. The evolution of gender hierarchies: a trial formulation Marvin Harris
Part II. Sex and Gender Hierarchies from Conception to Death: 4. Blood: cultural effectiveness of biological conditions Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin
5. Reproduction and gender hierarchy: amniocentesis in America Rayna Rapp
6. Variations in male-female dominance and offspring care in nonhuman primates Patricia C. Wright
7. Indexing gender Elinor Ochs
8. The politics of polygyny in Mende education and child fosterage transactions Caroline Bledsoe
9. Sexual repression, social control, and gender hierarchy in Sambia culture Gilbert Herdt
10. Primatological perspectives on gender hierarchies Joan B. Silk
11. Conjugal power in Tokugawa Japanese families: a matter of life and death G. William Skinner
Part III. Complexity and Change in Gender Hierarchies: 12. Skeletal evidence for sex roles and gender hierarchies in prehistory Mark Nathan Cohen and Sharon Bennett
13. Gender hierarchy and the Queens of Silla Sarah M. Nelson
14. Gender hierarchy in Burma: cultural, social and psychological dimensions Melford E. Spiro
15. Turning the tables? Male strippers and the gender hierarchy in America Maxine O. Margolis and Marigene Arnold
16. Women in Samoan history: a further critique of Derek Freeman Eleanor Leacock
17. Sanskritization as female oppression in India Gerald D. Berreman
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Sex role Cross-cultural studies, Sex differences Cross-cultural studies, Social status Cross-cultural studies, Primates Behavior