CA7 - Cultural Anthro Lecture #7 4/28/2008 11:02:00 AM...

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Cultural Anthro Lecture #7 28/04/2008 11:02:00 Social and Cultural Order in Pre-capitalist Societies Sociopolitical Hierarchies in Pre-capitalist Societies Based on Age and Gender Cosmos. Gender, House Ex. Eastern Indonesia- division of space in house between male and female;  female associated with inside, Western direction; males with Eastern and  outside Burial of placenta in Sulawesi follows this trend Male and female exclusionary spaces o Women’s tent in prosperity ritual- Sulawesi o Men’s lodge—New Guinea—will gather and spend time in men’s lodge  at center of village on everyday basis Sex and Gender Physiological featues and sexual orientation do not determine gender Like color terms, gender is a category applied onto bodies, sexuality, and  social practices—ex. Heterosexual male taking on role of female at certain 
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2008 for the course ANTHRO 100 taught by Professor Bowie during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.

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CA7 - Cultural Anthro Lecture #7 4/28/2008 11:02:00 AM...

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