Shryock, Andrew. Autonomy, entanglement, and the feud: prestige structures and gender values in highland Albania

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

Title: Autonomy, entanglement, and the feud: prestige structures and gender values in highland Albania

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Anthropological Quarterly -- Vol. 61, No. 3

Published By: Original publisher Anthropological Quarterly -- Vol. 61, No. 3 Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press. 1988. 113-118 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Andrew J. Shryock

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. Albanians (EG01)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Gender status (562); Ethics (577); Inter-community relations (628); Status, role, and prestige (554); Homosexuality (838);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article is based on a study of Ortner and Whitehead's analysis of gender as "prestige structures" in the interpretation of the gender system as it existed among the Gheg tribes of North Albania in the early twentieth century. Shryock explores the various concepts expressed in the Ortner and Whitehead study with particular emphasis on the values which have special meaning in the phrase "prestige structure: in terms of honor and the feud.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 18

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. eg01-018

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 118)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

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 Ethnologist-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle; 2011

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1900-1940

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Albanians


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