Taking an expansive approach to the many valences of “sex,” this issue brings together perspectives from sociologists, historians, anthropologists, and science studies scholars to consider the emergence of sex as a category, its surprising geographical and historical variability, and its imbrication with processes of regulation, racialization, and commodification. The issue challenges any attempt to ground […]
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Spring 2012 (vol. 37, no. 3)
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This issue features a comparative perspectives symposium titled “Fish/Wives: Gender, Representation, and Agency in Coastal Communities,” edited by Valerie Burton. The symposium includes historical essays, ethnographic studies of contemporary fishing communities, and analyses of representations of fish/wives. Essays track historical and contemporary gendered labor practices and representations in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. […]