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Myths of male dominance collected articles on women cross-culturally by Eleanor Burke Leacock

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Published by Haymarket Books in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Women -- Social conditions,
  • Sex role,
  • Feminist anthropology

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEleanor Burke Leacock.
GenreCross-cultural studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN479.7 .L4 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20988770M
ISBN 109781931859578
LC Control Number2008023345

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Binding, jacket (if any), etc., may also be worn. Describes a book that is sufficiently worn. This copy may be soiled, scuffed, stained or spotted and may have loose joints, hinges, pages, etc. Our books conditioned as acceptable may have varying degrees of highlighting, note taking or underlining.5/5(2).   This classic anthropological study debunks the many myths behind the idea of “natural” male superiority. Drawing on extensive historical and cross-cultural research, Eleanor Burke Leacock shows that claims of male superiority are based on carefully constructed myths . This classic anthropological study debunks the many myths behind the idea of “natural” male superiority. Drawing on extensive historical and cross-cultural research, Eleanor Burke Leacock shows that claims of male superiority are based on carefully constructed myths with no factual historical basis. Myths of Male Dominance 作者: Leacock, Eleanor Burke 出版社: Haymarket Books 出版年: 页数: 定价: 元 装帧: 平装 ISBN: 豆瓣评分.

Male Dominance in the Old Testament. Online Scripture Courses. 1. Jewish society had developed its own social myth of male predominance. This social myth was quite naturally incorporated in Sacred Scripture. Just as the “flat earth” theory was part and parcel of the creation accounts without implying a divine approval of such a theory, so.   Male dominance is one of the earliest known and most widespread forms of inequality in human history. To some, the very idea of a book on the origins of sexual inequality is absurd. Male dominance seems to them a universal, if not inevitable, relationship that has been with us since the dawn of our species.   Dominance is a quality that can help you conquer, but it lacks the ability to govern what you’ve won. Amongst chimps, once a male has fought his way to the top, and becomes the alpha, his enjoyment of that status is short-lived; another dominant male will soon come along to challenge him and knock him off his throne. of behavior directly linked with its expression, the “myth” of male dominance does not directly determine ordinary behavior: males do not actually dominate, nor do either males or females literally believe them to be dominant. The perpetuation of this “myth” is in the interests of both peasant women and men,Cited by:

Mech says: “In natural wolf packs, the alpha male or female are merely the breeding animals, the parents of the pack, and dominance contests with other wolves are rare, if they exist at all.” 1 Mech continues, “Breeding wolves [only] provide leadership because offspring tend to follow their parents’ initiative . Patriarchy is a system of male dominance, rooted in the ethos of war which legitimates violence, sanctified by religious symbols, in which men dominate women through the control of female sexuality, with the intent of passing property to male heirs, and in which men who are heroes of war are told to kill men, and are permitted to rape women, to seize land and treasures, to exploit resources, and to own .   The Gender Gap In Children's Books Is The Real Monster In The Room. By Samantha Grindell. Further, male characters were given more dominant roles Author: Samantha Grindell.   It is a truism that men and women do not communicate in the same way. But is there really any evidence to support this Mars-and-Venus theory? .