Gender Roles in Societies

” Her goal was to show that the sex-specific roles we in western society consider appropriate and “natural” are not universal, and that gender expectations are subject to as much variability,” as stated by Mark Moberg in his book Engaging Anthropological Theory.  Margaret Mead believed that your role in society as a male or female isContinue reading “Gender Roles in Societies”

The Importance to Studying the Nuer

In our class, as we read and study The Nuer by E.E. Evans-Pritchard, I am always left at the end of class time reflecting on my other classes I have taken and thinking about other tribes we have studied. The Nuer are by far the most interesting. Applying Durkheim’s theory to the functionality of the NuerContinue reading “The Importance to Studying the Nuer”