Essay Exam 1.docx - Essay Exam 1 Kiyah Sewell 11477701 1 Contrary to how most cultures have worked in the 1950s women were considered to have a higher

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Essay Exam 1 Kiyah Sewell 11477701 1) Contrary to how most cultures have worked, in the 1950s, women were considered to have a higher position in society than the males. Fundamental subsistence for a hunting and gathering tribe is going out for the food. The !Kung relied mainly on gathering food, which was the women’s job and have them the ability to be the higher ranking sex and due to twenty to forty percent of the kung diet being from large animals, the men wouldn’t be a large part of the !Kung resource collectors (Shostak 12). The women would gather plants and small animals and because vegetation was more reliable than large animals. To the extent essential subsistence goes, women were producing twice as much nourishment by weight than men (Shostak). Since women were the ones going out and collecting these essential food staples, women were the proprietors and controllers of what they had hunted and gathered, in looking at further arguments, women would be of incredible incentive to the general public and in this way have a higher position in it. Section two of Friedl's contention tends to the way that not
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