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INTRODUCTION GENDER AND THE STUDY OF RELIGION

@inproceedings{Warne2002INTRODUCTIONGA,
  title={INTRODUCTION GENDER AND THE STUDY OF RELIGION},
  author={R. Warne and T. Laqueur},
  year={2002}
}
Ascribing genderthe distinction or humans into "women" dnel "men" -is an ancient and ubiquitous practice. While there arc culturf'S in which gcnder aSCliption is weak, there arc no known cultures within which gender ascription is entirely ab~ent. Gcndering is thus a cOl1lmon and mliltilaceted human cultural str-accgy, with implicatiolls jill', and iml)JicaliollS within, human social institutions (Wanw 20(0). Religious systf'ms arc onf' example of lIwsc institutions, and ~(,IH!f'ring (that is… Expand
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