A Companion to Gender Prehistory by Diane Bolger

By Diane Bolger

An authoritative advisor on gender prehistory for researchers, teachers and scholars in anthropology, archaeology, and gender studies

  • Provides the main updated, complete insurance of gender archaeology, with an unique concentrate on prehistory
  • Offers severe overviews of advancements  within the archaeology of gender during the last 30 years, in addition to exams of present traits and customers for destiny research
  • Focuses on fresh 3rd Wave techniques to the learn of gender in early human societies, hard heterosexist biases, and  investigating the interfaces among gender and  prestige, age,  cognition, social reminiscence, performativity, the physique, and sexuality
  • Features a number of neighborhood and thematic subject matters authored via validated experts within the field,   with incisive assurance of gender study in prehistoric and protohistoric cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas and the Pacific

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Bolger, Diane, 2004 Gender in Ancient Cyprus: Narratives of Social Change on a Mediterranean Island. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira. Bolger, Diane, 2006 Gender and Human Evolution. In Handbook of Gender in Archaeology. S. M. Nelson, ed. Pp. 453–501. Lanham, MD: AltaMira. , 2008 Gender through Time in the Ancient Near East. Lanham, MD: AltaMira. indd 15 8/28/2012 2:59:55 PM 16 DIANE BOLGER Bolger, Diane, 2010 The Dynamics of Gender in Early Agricultural Societies of the Near East. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 35(1):503–531.

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Sarah M. , 1994 Equity Issues for Women in Archeology. Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association 5. Washington, DC: American Anthropological Association. Papaconstantinou, Demetra, 2002 Life Cycles and the Dynamics of Domestic Architecture: Households in Neolithic Cyprus. In Engendering Aphrodite: Women and Society in Ancient Cyprus. D. Bolger and N. Serwint, eds. Pp. 33–51. CAARI Monographs 3. Boston: American Schools of Oriental Research. , 2006 Deconstructing Context: A Critical Approach to Archaeological Practice.

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