On disciplinary culture: archaeology as fieldwork and its gendered associations


Moser, Stephanie (2007) On disciplinary culture: archaeology as fieldwork and its gendered associations. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, 14, (3), 235-263. (doi:10.1007/s10816-007-9033-5).

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This paper discusses the disciplinary culture of archaeology, focusing in particular on the role of fieldwork in shaping the sense of identity for the profession. Based on the examination of the professionalisation of Australian archaeology, it is argued that there is a distinctive suite of attributes relating to the activity of fieldwork, which are central to the organizational culture of the discipline. These attributes can be seen to have a gendered dimension, revealing the extent to which archaeology is shaped by different gender regimes.

Item Type: Article
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ISSNs: 1072-5369 (print)
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Keywords: disciplinary culture, archaeological fieldwork, gender
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > Archaeology
ePrint ID: 47593
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:31
Contact Email Address: sm1@soton.ac.uk
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/47593

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