Browsing All posts tagged under »patrilineality«

Men, Women, and Inequality in the Neolithic

June 3, 2012


The rich dude gets the hot chick even in prehistory. Thus a perceptive reader commenting on Wired Science’s coverage of newly published research on the roots of inequality in Neolithic Europe sums up the whole story. More soberly, the BBC News emphasizes the contingency of the new findings in its story, titled Cardiff uni claims […]

Approaching sex through archaeology: mothering

May 7, 2010


If sex/gender is relational– reflexively created through ongoing connections with others, through which we place ourselves in relation to them– then not only is it important to consider sex/gender development over the life course; it is also imperative to consider the role of parenting in the experience of sex/gender over the life course. To explore […]