1991 Gender at the Crossroads of Knowledge  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Feminists are reputed to be particularly willing to acknowledge the widespread aid and comfort that brings most "one person" projects to culmination. In any event, I certainly wish to name those who have helped me with this volume. It began as a speaker series at the Yale University Department of Anthropology, and I thank the Department, the Wenner-Gren Foundation, the Women's Studies Program, the Yale College Dean's Office and the Yale Graduate School for funding the series.
more » ... anthology editor knows the tempestuous waters in which such fragile vessels travel and sometimes founder. This project was uniquely arduous, in part for a gendered reason. Most of the contributors (and I) are women in "sandwich generation" positions: especially subject to medical and personal crises-and to those of kin and friends of both parents' and children's generations.
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