Homophobia and women archaeologists

  • Claassen C
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Abstract

Homophobia has a long, sad but obscure history in the Western world and in the world of archaeology. In this paper I argue that homophobia was responsible for women choosing not to go into archaeology in large numbers until at least 1950. While homophobia is no longer successful in keeping women out of archaeology, it continues to have an impact on the discipline in education, network building, and mentoring.

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  • History Of Women
  • Homophobia
  • Mentoring
  • Sociology Of Archaeology

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  • Cheryl Claassen

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