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Rambo Litigators: Emotional Labor in a Male Dominated Job

Jennifer L. Pierce

in Gender Trials: Emotional Lives in Contemporary Law Firms

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201071
eISBN:
9780520916401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201071.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the emotional dimension of legal work in a particular specialty of law, litigation. It discusses the predominant norms and expectations of gender-appropriate emotional labor for ... More


Gender Proficiencies

in Sheltering Women: Negotiating Gender and Violence in Northern Italy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753012
eISBN:
9780804767866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753012.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers a man's point of view with regard to women engaging in a new way of interpreting and imagining the world, thus sacrificing their relationships with men. It identifies the ... More


Justice in Wallis-‘Uvea: Customary Rights and Republican Law in a French Overseas Territory

Françoise Douaire-Marsaudon

in Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on several “affairs” that occurred in the Polynesian island of Wallis-'Uvea—part of the French Overseas Territory of Wallis-and-Futuna—between 2001 and the present. These affairs ... More


The Colonial Setting

Chie Ikeya

in Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834616
eISBN:
9780824871741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834616.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the colonial setting from which the modern woman emerged, beginning with an overview of Burma's socioeconomic structure and plural society prior to the colonial period. It then ... More


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