The Feminization of Anthropology

Moving Private Discourses into the Public Sphere

Authors

  • Susan U. Philips University of Arizona

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/genl.v4i1.1

Keywords:

feminization of anthropology, gender, 1960s

Abstract

The author describes her early experiences as a woman in the field of linguistic anthropology.

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Published

2010-11-16

How to Cite

Philips, S. U. (2010). The Feminization of Anthropology: Moving Private Discourses into the Public Sphere. Gender and Language, 4(1), 1–31. https://doi.org/10.1558/genl.v4i1.1

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