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"Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs"

Author: Shanshan Du
ISBN 13: 9780231119573
ISBN 10: 231119577
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 2003-01-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $35.00

Based on extensive fieldwork, this book explores the Lahu society in Southwest China where practical gender equality has become the byproduct of a potent ideology of gender unity, vividly expressed by the proverb, "chopsticks only work in pairs."