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Sharyn Graham is a Senior Lecturer at the Auckland University of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand. She completed her PhD at the University of Western Australia in 2004, and this case study grew out of her extensive study and years of fieldwork in Sulawesi. Dr. Graham has published numerous journal articles and book chapters while earning her degree. She has received abundant research grants and awards for her impressive scholarship and regularly presents papers at prominent meetings. Dr. Graham is also an active member of several international anthropological committees and organizations.
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  • Series: Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology
  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 1 edition (September 25, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0495092800
  • ISBN-13: 978-0495092803
  • Product Dimensions: 6.4 x 0.4 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #592,512 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Very interesting subject matter. At times reads a bit like an undergraduate essay.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jeffery Mingo on October 19, 2014
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This is just an off-the-cuff review. Please forgive me if it doesn't feel deep enough. Please see the documentary "Two Spirits." In it, an interviewee said pre-Columbian Navajo did not have just two genders (male and female); they had four (masculine man, feminine man, feminine woman, and masculine woman). Further, the two gender-atypical groups were not looked down upon. Well, this book says that in a subsection of Indonesia, things are the same way, but the asexual clergy could be considered a fifth gender. This will be an eye-opening read for Westerners who want to think outside the box. I imagine Gender Studies majors too would just love, love, love this book. Even anthropologists not interested in gender matters may benefit from this book as it speaks on how some Indonesians who are now devout Muslims still incorporate concepts from tribal religions into their beliefs. This is a breath of fresh air in that you see examples of people who treat the gender-atypical with respect, rather than hostility or cruelty. People who like this book should read an anthology about masculine women around the world, possibly edited by Evelyn Blackwood. Also, an American scholar in California has written extensively about LGBTs in Indonesia. He has a contribution in the "Queer Tongues" anthology.
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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Kelly on October 2, 2013
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It's super interesting. I read if for Anthropology of Sex and Gender. I love learning about the different genders in other cultures.
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