Gender in the Earliest Human Societies

  title={Gender in the Earliest Human Societies},
  author={Marcia-Anne Dobres},
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In the last few years, conference programs and publications have begun to appear that reflect a growing interest, among North American archaeologists, in research initiatives that focus on women and
Introduction to “Binary Binds”: Deconstructing Sex and Gender Dichotomies in Archaeological Practice
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Sexuality Studies in Archaeology
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Archaeology of the Body
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Gender and prehistoric technology: On the social agency of technical strategies
Abstract Technological production is a materially grounded arena within which social identities can be defined, expressed and mediated. A focus on the microscale dynamics of social agency manifest in
The Engendering of Archaeology Refiguring Feminist Science Studies
In the last fifteen years archaeologists have been drawn into heated debates about the objectivity of their enterprise. These are frequently provoked by critical analyses that demonstrate (with
Studies of Gender in the Prehispanic Americas
In the past ten years archaeologists have produced a vast literature on the study of gender in the prehispanic New World. This review defines key concepts, identifies three major themes within this