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Female power and male dominance : on the origins of sexual inequality / Peggy Reeves Sanday.

Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0521280753, 0521236185

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Subjects Cross-cultural studies.
Culturele antropologie.
Pouvoir (Sciences sociales)
Power (Social sciences)
Rôle selon le sexe.
Sex (Psychology)
Sex role.
Sexualité (Psychologie)
Symbolism (Psychology)
Symbolisme (Psychologie)
Description xvii, 295 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-283) and index.
Contents Plans for sex-role behavior -- Scripts for female power -- From "the complete perfect unity": the Balinese -- The creative grandmother of the primeval sea: the Semang -- Father, mother, lover, friend: the Mbuti -- The mother of the earth beings who fell from the sky: the Iroquois -- One couple from the sky and one couple from the earth: the Ashanti -- The female creative principle -- Scripts for male dominance -- Eve's transgression, God's punishment, and female power: the Hausa -- The merging and splitting of animals, mothers, and males: the Mundurucu -- Nullifying female power: the Papagoes -- The fierce people: the Yanomamo -- The psychological bedrock -- Constructing sex-role plans -- The environmental context of metaphors for sexual identities -- Gender symbolism in creation stories: inward females and outward males -- Male parenting and creation symbolism -- The role of environment -- Environment, origin beliefs, and history -- Reflections of social life and thought in origin stories -- Plans for the sexual division of labor -- The kinds of activities that are universally allocated to males -- The cultural patterning of work -- A third cultural configuration: the dual-sex orientation -- Sex-role plans and configurations of culture -- Blood, sex, and danger -- The body as symbol -- The body in society and nature: the Andaman Islanders -- Fluctuating food, warfare, and fear of fluxing women: the Bellacoola -- Pollution of menstrual blood and sexual intercourse -- Male and female worlds -- The women's world.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6487264
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