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Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs

by Shanshan Du

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • China,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Equality,
  • Kinship,
  • Lahu (Asian people),
  • Marriage customs and rites,
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9449829M
    ISBN 100231119577
    ISBN 109780231119573

    Based on eighteen months of full-time fieldwork among the Lahu of Southwest China and Thailand, I explore in this dissertation the ways in which gender unity is constructed as a master motifas encapsulated in the Lahu metaphor, "chopsticks only work in pairs"that fosters gender equality and that prevails in ideological, institutional, and Cited by:   Usually we use a pair of chopsticks. If I need a pair of chopsticks, how do you usually ask the staff in a restaurant? "Can I have a pair of chopsticks?" "Can I have two chopsticks?" If you only need a chopstick (maybe you dropped a chopstick floor), what do you usually ask? "Can I hav. Author. Min9. Reporter. 0.

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Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs by Shanshan Du Download PDF EPUB FB2

Based on extensive fieldwork, this book explores the Lahu society in Southwest China where practical gender equality has become the byproduct of a potent ideology of gender unity, vividly expressed by the proverb, "chopsticks only work in pairs."/5(3).

Based on extensive fieldwork, this book explores the Lahu society in Southwest China where practical gender equality has become the byproduct of a potent ideology of gender unity, vividly expressed by the proverb, "chopsticks only work in pairs.".

Based on extensive fieldwork, this book explores the Lahu society in Southwest China where practical gender equality has become the byproduct of a potent ideology of gender unity, vividly expressed by the proverb, "chopsticks only work in pairs."Brand: Columbia University Press.

Based on extensive fieldwork, this book explores the Lahu society in Southwest China where practical gender equality has become the byproduct of a potent ideology of gender unity, vividly expressed.

Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs: Gender Unity and Gender Equality Among the Lahu of Southwestern China by Shanshan Du Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The ideal of gender equality seems forever elusive, /5.

Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs by Shanshan Du,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(45). This dyadic concept of Lahu society, different from the oppositional halves in the yin-yang theory of the Chinese mind, is expressed in the Lahu proverb: "Chopsticks only work in pairs." Analyzing Lahu society from this new perspective, Du Shanshan discovers that Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs book permeates every single activity of the traditional society of the Lahu people.

Shanshan Du's ethnography of the Lahu gender system, Chopsticks only Work in Pairs, contributes a fascinating, important and welcome study. Du begins with the mandatory theoretical introduction which frames her study in the larger analytical context of gender and feminist studies.

"Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs" 作者: Shanshan Du 出版社: Columbia University Press 副标题: Gender Unity and Gender Equality among the Lahu of Southwest China 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: Author: Shanshan Du.

Du writes excellently in the book and is very clear. Her hard work, time, and effort is all very apparent in this book and it's an interesting read.

The Lahu people are so different from the Western world that it is interesting to see gender roles and norms (or lack thereof)/5. Based on extensive fieldwork, this book explores the Lahu society in Southwest China where practical gender equality has become the byproduct of a potent ideology of gender unity, vividly expressed by the proverb, "chopsticks only work in pairs."/5(41).

“Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs”: Gender Unity and Gender Equality among the Lahu of Southwest China. Based on extensive fieldwork, this book explores the Lahu society in Southwest China where practical gender equality has become the byproduct of a potent ideology of gender unity, vividly expressed by the proverb, "chopsticks only work in pairs.".

Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs: Gender Unity and Gender Equality Among the Lahu of Southwestern China - Ebook written by Shanshan Du. Read this book using Google Play Books app 5/5(1). Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs is a proverb that expresses the ideology that supports the gender equality prevalent in this community.

Du begins the book with a clear theoretical introduction which states that, like rare islands there exists gender egalitarian societies, though very scarce and often imperfect. Carleigh Camacho Gender in Other Cultures Dr. Demovik 14 November In Shanshan Du’s book, Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs, Du studies gender unity and gender equality among the Lahu of southwest China.

The Lahu population during the census waswhich made about two-thirds of the total Lahu population. Chopsticks ordinarily come in pairs, but the rassen chopsticks are a single unit.

They’re separated into two for eating, then rejoined into one form when not in use. We used the artisans’ hand skills and a multi-axis CNC miller to create these unusual chopsticks. > "Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs" 作者: Shanshan Du 副标题: Gender Unity and Gender Equality among the Lahu of Southwest China isbn: 书名: "Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs" 页数: 定价: USD 出版社: Columbia University Press 装帧: Paperback 出版年: "Chopsticks only work in pairs": gender unity and gender equality among the Lahu of southwest ChinaAuthor: Du, Shanshan.

Chopsticks only work in Paris': gender unity and gender equality among the Lahu of Southwest China; Sarah Doyle Women's Center.

Chopsticks only work in Paris': gender unity and gender equality among the Lahu of Southwest China. Title: Chopsticks only work in Paris': gender unity and gender equality among the Lahu of Southwest China.

Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs: Gender Unity and Gender Equality Among the Lahu of Southwestern China: Du, Shanshan: Books -   In this companion book to Spoon, Rosenthal outlines the amusing activities of a pair of chopsticks who are not only working partners but also BFFs.

Then the tip of one chopstick is broken in an unfortunate encounter with an asparagus spear, and after getting medical attention (the glue bottle mends him and wraps the "wound" with a bandage) the Brand: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 9 boxes I will explain why: per day times 30 is 6, pairs of chopsticks.

6, pairs of chopsticks will be used in 30 days. You divide by to get 9.