Frieson, Katie. No longer a 'happy balance': the decline of female status in Khmer village culture

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: No longer a 'happy balance': the decline of female status in Khmer village culture

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Anthropology and community in Cambodia : reflections on the work of May Ebihara, edited John A Marston

Published By: Original publisher Anthropology and community in Cambodia : reflections on the work of May Ebihara, edited John A Marston Caulfield: Monash University Press. 2011. 171-188 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Kate Grace Frieson

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2012. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Cambodians (AM04)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Family relationships (593); Gender status (562); Aftermath of combat (727); Community structure (621); Cultural identity and pride (186); Real property (423); Poverty (735); Gender roles and issues (890); Division of labor by gender (462); Ethnosociology (829); Social relationships and groups (571); Cooperative organization (474); Kin relationships (602); Research and development (654); General character of religion (771); Eating (264); Status, role, and prestige (554); Political parties (665); Celibacy (589); Political movements (668); Sociocultural trends (178);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document review's May Ebihara's previous work on the status of Cambodian rural women based on fieldwork undertaken in 1990-2006. The aim is to explore effects of political repression on male-female relations and village life. The discussion shows that the upheavals of the war years in the 1970s have permanently changed male-female relations including the demographic balance because of high male casualty.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 189

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. am04-189

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: for bibliographical references see document 190

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1998-2006

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Anthropologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem; 2012

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1950-2006

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Cambodia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Khmers

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