Unformatted text preview: would change.-BF: Men felt out of control when in the hospital, overpowered by superior forces. How were these ethnographies feminist?-FM: Positionality and made it a personal issue, set up egalitarian relationship, ignored academic status, focused on gender relations, included men’s opinions on women-BF: deals with gender roles in reproduction, uncovering underlying control issues-Native anthropology? FM author had a vasectomy, and BF author was a father. Does this matter? Issues of agency and choice:-FM: Men didn’t have much of a choice when it came to the operation, always the wife who initiated it-BF: It is women giving birth, do men have the same right to power and involvement?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ANT 307 taught by Professor Abrams during the Spring '08 term at Centre College.
- Spring '08