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The Sexes and the Household

M.N. Srinivas

in The Remembered Village

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077459
eISBN:
9780199081165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077459.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter notes that sex difference provided an important basis for division of labour, and this was true for all the castes. Among all castes, the kitchen was a recognized sphere of feminine ... More


The Nationalization of Marriage in Monarchical Egypt1

Hanan Kholoussy

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter extends empirically and conceptually one of the most dynamic categories of Egyptian historiography related to gender roles. It focuses on the post-1919 state's unparalleled intervention ... More


Sex in the Society

Michael Mason

in The Making of Victorian Sexuality

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122470
eISBN:
9780191671425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122470.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines broad patterns in sexual behaviour in 19th-century England and Wales. It deals with the most widespread shifts and stabilities in heterosexual marital and extra-marital sexual ... More


Codes and Classes

Michael Mason

in The Making of Victorian Sexuality

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122470
eISBN:
9780191671425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122470.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter deals with patterns in sexual behavior in 19th-century England and Wales. It focuses on the most widespread shifts and stabilities in heterosexual marital and extra-marital sexual ... More


Serial monogamy and clandestine adultery: evolution and consequences of the dual human reproductive strategy

Helen E Fisher

in Applied Evolutionary Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586073
eISBN:
9780191731358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586073.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Considerable data suggest that humans have evolved a dual reproductive strategy: life long and/or serial monogamy in conjunction with clandestine adultery. This paper explores the underlying ... More


Revising the Sexual Contract

in Men and the Making of Modern British Feminism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763110
eISBN:
9780804772938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763110.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter demonstrates some men's struggles to produce more equitable property arrangements and marital relations, concentrating especially on the problem of the femme coverte, or legal status of ... More


In the Shadow of Patriarchal Authority

Mark E. Kann

in Taming Passion for the Public Good: Policing Sex in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770191
eISBN:
9780814759462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770191.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book examines how the nation's early elites legitimized and perpetuated patriarchal authority over the sex lives of the first few generations of Americans in a newly emergent liberal society. ... More


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