Female Power and Male Dominance: On the Origins of Sexual Inequality (2020)

Female Power and Male Dominance: On the Origins of Sexual Inequality Peggy Reeves Sanday Female Power and Male Dominance On the Origins of Sexual Inequality Applying data from over tribal societies to scales developed to measure power and dominance Sanday offers answers to basic questions regarding male and female power The view that emerges conforms
  • Title: Female Power and Male Dominance: On the Origins of Sexual Inequality
  • Author: Peggy Reeves Sanday
  • ISBN: 9780521280754
  • Page: 231
  • Format: Paperback
Female Power and Male Dominance: On the Origins of Sexual Inequality Peggy Reeves Sanday Applying data from over 150 tribal societies to scales developed to measure power and dominance, Sanday offers answers to basic questions regarding male and female power The view that emerges conforms to no particular theoretical perspective.
Female Power and Male Dominance: On the Origins of Sexual Inequality Peggy Reeves Sanday

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One thought on “Female Power and Male Dominance: On the Origins of Sexual Inequality

  1. Karen Garst

    Sanday s book is a very well researched study of over 140 cultures and how they treated women as opposed to men She shows how societies where the forces of nature are sacralized, there is a relationship between the power of women and nature She notes that in creation stories, whether the creator is male or female has a huge impact on who is dominant in any given society She outlines matrilineal and matriarchal societies like the Iroquois and describes the greater role played by women In particul [...]

  2. Claire

    This book shaped my college experience It details how creation myths shape a societies gender roles Absolutely fascinating.

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