NATIONAL SECURITY AND GENDER FROM ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES

  • Katarina Stolarikova INIS
Keywords: security, gender, culture, anthropology, evolution

Abstract

Review Paper

DOI: 10.37458/ssj.2.1.4

Every society has a gender system, a male-female dichotomy. This paper reviews different approaches of Social/Cultural Anthropology that study human societies, culture, behavioral patterns and other aspects affecting human culture including gender. There existed beliefs that females relate to the nature and males to the culture, some researchers saw gender as a behavioral function of the sex. In the culture of hunters and gatherers gender was related to reproduction and food distribution, what stimulated the formation of first artistic performances and the creation of beauty cosmetics and decoration. Contemporary political agenda of Gender equality concerns mostly equal voting rights and equal employment opportunities. Therefore gender related demonstration of power and control play an important role in security. 

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Published
2021-08-18