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Disrupting Coherence

It is not so much the gender of the male ethnographer which influences the collection of gender-sensitive information from the field, but it is the "gender regime" prevailing in disciplinary practices such as anthropology and sociology, which determines the path charted by ethnographers and influences their research agenda in a way that culminates in gender-blind ethnographies.

Understanding Gender and Kinship

Shifting Circles of Support: Contextualising Kinship and Gender in South Asia and SubSaharan Africa edited by Rajni Palriwala and Carla Risseeuw; Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1996; pp 343, Rs 365.
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