BIROn - Birkbeck Institutional Research Online

    Perceptions east and west: a Madras encounter

    Vera-Sanso, Penny (1993) Perceptions east and west: a Madras encounter. In: Bell, D. and Caplan, P. and Karim, W.J. (eds.) Gendered Fields: Women, Men and Ethnography. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 159-167. ISBN 9780415062527.

    Full text not available from this repository.

    Abstract

    Book synopsis: Virtually all anthropologists undertaking fieldwork experience emotional difficulties in relating their own personal culture to the field culture. The issue of gender arises because ethnographers do fieldwork by establishing relationships, and this is done as a person of a particular age, sexual orientation, belief, educational background, ethnic identity and class. In particular it is done as men and women. Gendered Fields examines and explores the progress of feminist anthropology, the gendered nature of fieldwork itself, and the articulation of gender with other aspects of the self of the ethnographer.

    Statistics

    Downloads
    Activity Overview
    0Downloads
    66Hits

    Additional statistics are available via IRStats2.

    Archive Staff Only (login required)

    Edit/View Item Edit/View Item