of the American Anthropological Association

Equity Issues for Women in Archaeology

Sarah M. Nelson, Margaret C. Nelson, and Alison Wylie, Editors
Archaeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association Number 5

Contents

Contributors

Preface

Introduction
Alison Wylie

I. Early Surveys

The Female Anthropologist’s Guide to Academic Pitfalls
Anonymous

The Status of Women in Archaeology: Results of a Preliminary Survey
Leslie E. Wildesen

The Status of Women in Archaeology
Carol Kramer and Miriam Stark

Presenting the Past: A Review of Research on Women in Archaeology
Mary Ann Levine

II. Themes of Diversity and Commonality

Excavation Bias and the Women-at-Home Ideology
Joan M. Gero

Training and Working Environments for Women and Men in Archaeology: Victoria, Australia
Megan Goulding and Kristal Buckley

Relationships Between Graduate Training and Placement in Canadian Archaeology
Jane Kelley and Warren Hill

Women, Archeology, and the National Science Foundation: An Analysis of Fiscal Year 1989 Data
John E. Yellen

Dual Anthropology Career Couples: Different Strategies and Different Success Rates
Margaret C. Nelson and Deborah L. Crooks

The Trouble With Numbers: Workplace Climate Issues in Archaeology
Alison Wylie

From Glacial to Chilly Climate: A Comparison Between Archaeology and Socio-Cultural Anthropology
Nancy Parezo and Susan Bender

Gender and Class in Archaeology: Then and Now
Jonathan E. Reyman

III. Comparisons: Nations and Subfields

Women in Archaeology in Britain: Three Papers
Charlotte Cane, Roberta Gilchrist, and Deirdre O’Sullivan

Women in Archaeology: Australia and the United States
Wendy Beck

On the Margin: Women, Archaeology, and Cultural Heritage–An Australian Case Study
Jeannette Hope

Equity and Gender in Australian Archaeology  A Survey of the “Women in Archaeology” Conference, 1991
Laurajane Smith and Hilary du Cros

Women in Spanish Archaeology
Margarita Diaz-Andreu and Nuria Gallego

Gender and Science: Demystifying Argentine Archaeology
Cristina Bellelli, Monica Beron, and Vivian Scheinsohn

Equity Issues in Norwegian Archaeology
Ericka Engelstad, Gro Mandt, and Jenny-Rita Naess

Equity in Academia–Why the Best Men Still Win: An Examination of Women and Men in Mesoamerican Archaeology
Anabel Ford and Anna Hundt

Women in Zooarchaeology
Diane Gifford-Gonzalez

The Sociology of Gender in Arizona Archaeology
Stephanie Whittlesey

Women Archaeologists in Asia/Pacific: An Update
Sarah M. Nelson

IV. Reports and Recommendations

Productivity and Advancement of Women Archaeologists
Candice Bradley and Ulrika Dahl

The Society for American Archaeology’s Committee on the Status of Women: a Progress Report for 1991-93
Julia A. Hendon

Expanding Networks for Women in Archaeology
Margaret C. Nelson

Extracts from “Women in British Archaeology”
Elaine L. Morris

Women in Historical Archaeology: The SHA Survey
Hilary Chester, Nan A. Rothschild, and Diana diZerega Wall

The Historical Archaeology Women’s Caucus and the SHA Committee on Gender Issues
Suzanne Spencer-Wood

Women Historical Archaeologists: Who’s Counting?
Mary C. Beaudry

Conclusion
Sarah M. Nelson and Margaret C. Nelson

    • Equity Issues for Women in Archaeology
      IBSN 0-913167-67-3
      1994
      xii + 236 pages
      8-1/2 x 11

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