Factors in the division of labor by sex: a cross-cultural analysis

Ethnology Vol/Iss. 12 Published In Pages: 203-225
By Murdock, George Peter, Provost, Caterina


". . . manufacturing activities tend strongly to be assigned to males when the materials processed are hard or tough . . . but to females when the raw materials are soft or pliable . . ." (211-212)


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