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


"With the development of a complex division of labor by occupation, our data reveal a tendency to assign fully specialized tasks to male craftsmen, even in regions where the same activity is ordinarily performed by women in neighboring societies with a less complex economic organization" (213)


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