Antropólogas y feministas: apuntes acerca de las iniciadoras de la antropología feminista en México

Castañeda Salgado, Martha Patricia
December 2012
Cuadernos de Antropología Social;2012, Issue 36, p33
Academic Journal
This article presents the contributions of four female authors whose work were crucialfor the conformation of feminist anthropology in Mexico. It situates their research andpublications in two contexts. The first corresponds to the conformation of research areasinterested in the situation of women within the broader trajectory of professional anthropologyin Mexico, comprising a historical period ranging from the beginning of the 20thCentury up to our day. The second refers to the incorporation of feminist theory and thegender perspective within critical anthropology from the seventies onwards. The centralpremise is that this process can be analyzed in terms of the creation and gradual delimitationof an epistemic sub-community within anthropology at international level. In thissub-community, important conceptual and methodological influences can be identified,under distinct thematic areas of the discipline.


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