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Gender Rituals

Female Initiation in Melanesia

by N. Lutkehaus

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages265
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Open LibraryOL7495582M
ISBN 100415911079
ISBN 109780415911078

These gender roles have very specific meanings for the daily lives and activities of males and females who live under the religious cultures in nations throughout history and even in our day. The Book of Leviticus in the Judeao-Christian Old Testament has many biological rituals based specifically on Women’s Size: KB. Research output: Book/Report › Book Abstract Drawing upon the latest research in gender studies, history of religion, feminism, ritual theory, performance, anthropology, archaeology, and art history, Finding Persephone investigates the ways in which the religious lives and ritual practices of women in Greek and Roman antiquity helped shape Cited by: 4.

The contributors argue that female initiation rites express more than cultural notions of femininity, narrow definitions of reproduction, or coming of age rituals - instead they play an important role in other life cycle rituals and in the political and economic organization of society. (source: Nielsen Book Data). Visual Arts of Africa emphasizes gender, power, and life cycle rituals related to African artistic traditions and provides a focus on the social, religious, and political contexts in which much of the art functions. The book presents the diversity of African art by covering a wide range of art forms, from wooden and metal sculpture to textiles /5(7).

Second, in community-wide nguillatun rituals, difference is impersonated by diverse actors, and wholeness is enacted collectively to integrate the ritual community. I demonstrate that both sex-based and performative dimensions of gender and generation are crucial for collective renditions of wholeness. Karen Lehrman argues in her book, Lipstick Proviso, that beauty rituals can be seen as: A source of empowerment for women Some feminists now argue that instead of a tool of power for men, the pursuit of beauty could also be seen as a source of.


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Based on anthropological fieldwork, the book describes and analyses rituals that mark religious anniversaries and life course events in Iran today. Arguing that the ritual performances are powerful forums where ideas develop, and where rules, symbols and discourses are contested, this book discusses the values and beliefs underpinning gender Cited by: This chapter focuses on ‘female’ and ‘male’ speech genres and cults, and their representations in linguistic practices.

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The division of land and consolidation of territory that created the Greek polis also divided sacred from productive space, sharpened distinctions between purity and pollution, and created a ritual system premised on gender difference. Regional sanctuaries ameliorated competition between city-states, publicized the results of competitive rituals for males, and encouraged judicial alternatives.

Mobile Technologies and Gender Rituals: /ch This chapter explores the implications of mobile technologies on gender through the lens of gender rituals.

While maintaining social order and social rolesCited by: 3. Get this from a library. Gender rituals: female initiation in Melanesia. [Nancy Christine Lutkehaus; P B Roscoe;] -- In tegenstellingen tot de meeste geschriften over initiatieriten, behandelt deze bundel de initiatie van vrouwen.

De bijdragen behandelen nieuw ethnografisch materiaal over de symboliek, de. The title of the book suggests that the reader will learn about gender, violence, honor, and ritual. Descriptively, that is true, but the authors do little in an analytical sense with honor and ritual, especially when one considers the rich anthropological literature on those topics.

Oliver, on the other hand, is approaching manhood in an American culture that is lurching toward a gender-neutral society, one that has moved so far from anatomy-based definitions of men and women. Books shelved as sex-and-gender: Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference by Cordelia Fine, Sex at Dawn: The Prehis.

Download file to see previous pages In most cases, the roles are consistent with family values, norms, and goals that are sustainable over various generations. The rituals make the transactional process of instilling family routines among its members easy.

Cultural practices have a responsibility of regulating gender-specified roles, which is an essential component of development in the society. Gender Rituals: Female Initiation in Melanesia by Professor Nancy Lutkehaus (Editor), Paul B Roscoe (Editor) starting at $ Gender Rituals: Female Initiation in Melanesia has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

two gender rituals, th e more regular monthly epeme, and the l ess frequently per formed. female initiation, maitoko. Both s exes are participants i n each ritual, but epeme : Camilla Power.

It presents research and theory that embed human action in social, cultural and interpersonal contexts. The book provides conceptual tools for thinking about gender, social categorization, human meaning-making, and culture.

It also describes a family of interpretative research methods that focus on rich talk and everyday : Eva Magnusson, Jeanne Marecek. Feminist anthropology and female initiation in Melanesia / Nancy C.

Lutkehaus --Puberty rites, women's naven, and initiation: women's rituals of transition in Abelam and Iatmul culture / Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin --In the shadow of the Tambaran: female initiation among the Ndu of the Sepik Basin / Paul B.

Foscoe --Achieving womanhood and the. This book goes into the initiation rites and rites of passage from childhood to adulthood, boys to men through ritual. As the title suggests, the rituals within this culture defines the change from a boy’s childhood to adulthood as well as defines his sexuality/5.The coronavirus pandemic has both disrupted many rituals — like book clubs or church services — and fostered new ones.

Online happy hours and other remote gatherings are rushing in to fill the.Conceptualizing gender identity as resulting from seen, but mostly unnoticed, everyday activities and approaching cultural performances as sites of collectively defining the self, the author offers a telling and vivid account of how women perceive, realize and reflect on religious ideas, while engaging in rituals and, by doing so, negotiate.