From Publishers Weekly
Herdt, a Stanford anthropology professor, lived with the Sambia people of Papua New Guinea for two years, a tribe noted for its practice of forcing boys to engage in homosexuality. The author "makes interesting observations about gender identity, symbolism and perception," PW commented.
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About the Author
Gilbert Herdt is professor and director of the Graduate Program in Human Sexuality at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco and director emeritus of the National Sexuality Resource Center at San Francisco State University. His books include Sambia Sexual Culture: Essays from the Field, also published by the University of Chicago Press.