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Gendered Fields: Women, Men and Ethnography

 
 
 
 
Gendered Fields: Women, Men and Ethnography
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780415062527
ISBN 10: 415062527
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 1993-04-19
Format: Paperback
Pages: 280
List Price: $52.95
 
 

Virtually all anthropologists undertaking fieldwork experience emotional difficulties in relating their own personal culture to the field culture. The issue of gender arises because ethnographers do fieldwork by establishing relationships, and this is done as a person of a particular age, sexual orientation, belief, educational background, ethnic identity and class. In particular it is done as men and women. Gendered Fields examines and explores the progress of feminist anthropology, the gendered nature of fieldwork itself, and the articulation of gender with other aspects of the self of the ethnographer.