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Anthropology 290: Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective: Getting Started

A guide to basic information resources on women in cross-cultural perspective, Anthropology 290.

Useful Words and Phrases for Searching

Some words and phrases that may be helpful to employ in your searching, along with specific terms such as geographic names, include (but are certainly not limited to) the following:

Gender identity

Marriage customs and rites

Masculinity

Sex role

Sexual division of labor

Social conditions

Social customs

Women's studies

Women's rights

Women's rights - Cross-cultural studies

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Oxford Bibliographies Online

Oxford Bibliographies Online

Oxford Bibliographies Online is a library of discipline-based subject modules created by leading scholars. Each guide includes the most important and significant sources in a specific area of study, with unique editorial commentary to show how the cited sources are interrelated. We have these subjects: Anthropology, Biblical Studies, Classics, Education, International Law, International Relations, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Renaissance and Reformation, Sociology, and Victorian Literature.

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Welcome

This guide is intended to direct you to fundamental resources to use when performing research in the area of anthropology. The resources here are by no means comprehensive, but are intended to help you achieve a sound start to your work.

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