Naturalizing Power: Essays in Feminist Cultural Analysis

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Psychology Press, 1995 - 310 pages
This collection of essays analyzes relations of social inequality that appear to be logical extensions of a "natural order" and in the process demonstrates that a revitalized feminist anthropology of the 1990s has much to offer the field of feminist theory. Contributors: Susan McKinnon, Kath Weston, Rayna Rapp, Janet Dolgin, Harriet Whitehead, Carol Delaney, Brackette Williams, Sylvia Yanagisako, Phyllis Chock, Sherry Ortner and Anna Tsing.
 

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Contents

American Kinship and the Facts of Life
20
Family Law and the Facts of Family
47
Revising the Facts of Life
69
Romancing the Real in Gay Kinship
87
Some Gleanings in Bee Culture
113
The Gender of Birds in a Mountain Ok Culture
145
Father State Motherland and the Birth of Modern Turkey
177
Kinship Caste Race
201
Gender and the Success Story
239
The Class of 58
257
Gender Nationality and Class
275
Contributors
299
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Sylvia Yanagisako and Carol Delaney are both in the Department of Anthropology at Stanford University.

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