The feminist critique

incorporating gender, childhood and identity in archaeological research

  • Fernanda Neubauer University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Michael J. Schaefer University of Wisconsin-Madison


Neste artigo, discutimos o importante papel da crítica feminista na conscientização de pesquisas relacionadas aos estudos de gênero, infância e identidade, e em vocalizar as perspectivas de grupos pouco representados. Como um estudo de caso sobre gênero e vidas sociais antigas, discutimos uma série de marcadores de identidade Marajoara interpretados através do estudo das tangas cerâmicas (coberturas púbicas femininas) na Ilha de Marajó, na Amazônia brasileira (400-1400 A.D.). Estes artefatos foram feitos e usados por mulheres como uma representação material de posição social, gênero e identidade individual. Argumentamos que identidade constitui um aspecto importante e fundamental na pesquisa arqueológica, e que seus mais sólidos estudos de caso constituem aqueles que abrangem uma variedade de inferências sobre gênero para compreender as vidas sociais no passado.


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NEUBAUER, Fernanda; SCHAEFER, Michael J.. The feminist critique. Revista de Arqueologia, [S.l.], v. 30, n. 2, p. 145-161, dez. 2017. ISSN 1982-1999. Disponível em: <>. Acesso em: 25 fev. 2018. doi: