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Gender and sociality in Amazonia [electronic resource] : how real people are made / Cecilia McCallum.

By: McCallum, Cecilia.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xii, 208 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781845209629 (electronic bk.); 1845209621 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Cashinawa Indians -- Social life and customs | Cashinawa Indians -- Kinship | Sex role -- Amazon River Region | Gender identity -- Amazon River Region | Social Science | R�ole selon le sexe -- Amazonie | Identit�e sexuelle -- Amazonie | Ethnologie -- Amazonie | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gender and sociality in Amazonia.DDC classification: 305.898/408113 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. Kinship and The Child -- 2. Creating gender -- 3. Producing sociality -- 4. Consumptive production -- 5. Making community -- 6. Ritual and regeneration -- 7. Gender and sociality.
Summary: This work explores little-known aspects of the day-to-day lives of Amazonian peoples in Brazil and Peru. Focusing on the lives of the Cashinahua people, it shows that gender is the central axis and driving force of the Amazonian social life, influencing the whole of community life. Please note that images or diagrams have been excluded from this text due to copyright restrictions.
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Originally published: 1999.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Kinship and The Child -- 2. Creating gender -- 3. Producing sociality -- 4. Consumptive production -- 5. Making community -- 6. Ritual and regeneration -- 7. Gender and sociality.

This work explores little-known aspects of the day-to-day lives of Amazonian peoples in Brazil and Peru. Focusing on the lives of the Cashinahua people, it shows that gender is the central axis and driving force of the Amazonian social life, influencing the whole of community life. Please note that images or diagrams have been excluded from this text due to copyright restrictions.

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Gender and sociality in Amazonia by McCallum, Cecilia. ©2001
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