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The Material Culture of Gender / The Gender of Material Culture (Winterthur Book)

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Published by Winterthur .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Gender Studies,
  • United States,
  • Sex Roles (Sociological Aspects),
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Sex role,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • United States - General,
  • History,
  • Material culture

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKatherine A. Martinez (Editor), Kenneth L. Ames (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages465
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8320761M
    ISBN 100912724404
    ISBN 109780912724409

    The material culture of gender, the gender of material culture / Published: () Changing genders in intercultural perspectives / Published: () Gender and history: retrospect and prospect / .   Material culture is not a subject which has to date attracted much attention from historians, whose usual source material is the written word. This volume shows just how illuminating the study of artifacts, and documentation concerning the acquisition and meaning of artifacts can be for the study of history in any period. Ranging from the use of clothing as votive offerings in ancient Greece.

    Gender and Material Culture takes a fresh look at the lives of religious women, providing the first complete case-study in the archaeology of gender. This comparison of monasteries for men and women reveals stark contrasts in the social and economic status of religious foundations/5(2). Anyone interested in material culture, anthropology, art history, and gender studies will find that this book provides fascinating insights into attitudes toward the body and its dress as well as systems of social classification. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # About this title:Book Edition: First Paperback Edition.

      jean-sébastien marcoux jean-sÉbastien marcoux is assistant professor of anthropology of consumption, material culture, and consumer research at hec montrÉal. his current research interests are consumer support networks, the production of value in the informal sectors of marketing and the broader issue of the “second life” of by: 3.   Gender, Taste, and Material Culture in Britain and North America, edited by John Styles and Amanda Vickery pp, Yale, £ Any .


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The Material Culture of Gender, the Gender of Material Culture. Moving beyond traditional notions of gender as a static concept wherein human beings are passively molded into gender-appropriate behavior, 23 scholars instead view it as a negotiated, contested, and interactive process.

Gender and Material Culture is the first complete study in the archaeology of gender, exploring the differences between the religious life of men and women. Gender in medieval monasticism influenced landscape contexts and strategies of economic management, the form and development of buildings and their symbolic and iconographic content/5.

The Material Culture of Gender, the Gender of Material Culture by Katharine Martinez; Kenneth L. Ames; The Gendered Object by Pat Kirkham; Book Review. Book Description. Gender and Material Culture is the first complete study in the archaeology of gender, exploring the differences between the religious life of men and women.

Gender in medieval monasticism influenced landscape contexts and strategies of economic management, the form and development of buildings and their symbolic and iconographic content. The Material Culture of Gender The Gender of Material Culture EDITED BY Katharine Martinez and Kenneth L.

Ames Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum W1NTERTHUR, DELAWARE Distributed by University Press of New England HANOVER AND LONDON. culture, rarely engage with material culture on the theoretical basis of gender.

In order to challenge our own intervening metaphors, we need more anthropologicalAuthor: Anna-Karina Hermkens.

Among the many archaeological books on monasticism, none has considered the differences between the religious life of men and women. Nunneries have often been dismissed as poor or failed monasteries.

Gender and Material Culture takes a fresh look at the lives of religious women. This study examined the gender-typed portrayal of material culture in Caldecott Award children's books published between and Analyses of illustrations found that a larger proportion of female characters was shown using household artifacts, and a larger proportion of male characters was depicted using nondomestic production by: Abstract: As a theoretical support for the aims of theorizing the Viking Age as a diaspora, this paper reflects on the impact of diaspora on identity, especially gender.

The concept of gender is considered from three positions and within the. The Archaeology of Childhood: Children, Gender, and Material Culture is a valuable addition to the growing corpus of literature that explores ways for archaeologists to incorporate past children and childhood into their by: 2.

theoretical and political issues associated with gender and culture. The elevation of gender equality to a defining value of the good society is, in principle, to be. T1 - Gender and material culture.

AU - Hermkens, Anna-Karina. PY - Y1 - N2 - Despite the fact that both gender and material culture have been crucial to the articulation of anthropological debates and theory, their relationship has received relatively little anthropological : Anna-Karina Hermkens.

Catherine L. Whalen, "The Material Culture of Gender, the Gender of Material ine Martinez, Kenneth L. Ames The Gendered Kirkham," Studies in the Decorative Arts 8, no.

1 (FALL-WINTER ): The Material Culture of Gender/The Gender of Material Culture: Martinez, Katherine A.: Books - or: Katherine A. Martinez. Gender, Taste, and Material Culture in Britain and North America, - book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Between /5.

Gender and Material Culture takes a fresh look at the lives of religious women, providing the first complete case-study in the archaeology of gender. This comparison of monasteries for men and women reveals stark contrasts in the social and economic status of religious : The material culture of gender, the gender of material culture.

Moving beyond traditional notions of gender as a static concept wherein human beings are passively molded into gender-appropriate behavior, 23 scholars instead view it as a negotiated, contested, and interactive process.

This study tested the hypothesis that children's books accurately reflect the gender-based division of labor in the culture and historical period in which they were published. A content analysis was performed on illustrations in books that won the Caldecott Medal or Honor between and The final sample included illustrations in 68 of the 85 by: These demonstrate to students how a relationship between material culture and gender is being addressed, while also revealing a variety of intellectual approaches and topics.

KW - gender. KW - material culture. KW - British history. M3 - Book. SN - BT - Gender and Material Culture in Britain since PB - Palgrave Macmillan Cited by: 1. Material and Non‐Material Culture Sociologists describe two interrelated aspects of human culture: the physical objects of the culture and the ideas associated with these objects.

Material culture refers to the physical objects, resources, and spaces that people use to define their culture. "An extremely important book for providing a window into the lively recent thinking about material culture, consumption, and gender in England and North America between and Attractively produced."—William Weber, Journal of Social History.About this journal.

The Journal of Material Culture is a peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal, designed to cater for the increasing interest in material culture studies. It is concerned with the relationship between artefacts and social relations irrespective of time and place and aims to systematically explore the linkage between the construction of social identities and the production.