Ethnology

This quarterly journal covers a wide range of cultural and social anthropology and its cross-section specializations.

Articles from Vol. 43, No. 1, Winter

A Permissive Zone for Prostitution in the Middle Atlas of Morocco (1)
Muslim women are said to live in a male-dominated society with rigid sexual stratification: the seclusion and control of the sexual practices of a woman increase a man's status and power. This view has become more relevant with the process of Islamization...
Development and the Life Story of a Thai Farmer Leader (1)
In the anthropology of development, the contributions of poststructuralist theory have been marred by tendencies toward discursive determinism and an inadequate theorizing of agency. The life history approach is a strategy for probing the cultural...
Ethnographic Atlas XXX: Peoples of Siberia (1)
One of the most famous and important enterprises undertaken by the journal Ethnology was the publication of George Peter Murdock's Ethnographic Atlas. This started with the first issues of Ethnology in 1962 as a series of installments. Installments...
Many Ways of Becoming a Woman: The Case of Unmarried Israeli-Palestinian "Girls"
Unmarried Israeli-Palestinian women are normatively expected to remain virgins and social juniors, yet in practice their handling of their sexuality, and by extension their femininity, produces a range of social personas. While some indeed remain submissive...
Social and Emotional, Contexts of Weaning among Bofi Farmers and Foragers (1)
Weaning is a topic of much theoretical interest in anthropology, psychology, and public health. Several specific images about weaning are ubiquitous throughout the scholarly literature, but these are inadequate for describing the full spectrum of social...
The Raw and the Rotten: Punk Cuisine (1)
This article investigates the ideological content of punk cuisine, a subcultural food system with its own grammar, logic, exclusions, and symbolism. As a shared system of praxis, punk cuisine helps to articulate subcultural identity, purpose, and politics....
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