Gender Bias in Archaeology
Archaeologists are often accused of the uncritical projection of their own norms and values on to the past. In their splendid article ‘Archaeology and the Study of Gender’, Margaret Conkey and Janet Spector show that such presentist back-projection includes the unquestioning application of our own gender ideology. They make the point that much archaeological research is therefore biased with respect to gender.2
KeywordsGender Bias Gender Ideology Female Director Field Project Ancient Society
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