Françoise Héritier

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Françoise Héritier
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Born(1933-11-15)November 15, 1933
Veauche, Loire, France
Died15 November 2017(2017-11-15) (aged 84)
Paris, France
Notable ideas
The differential valence of the sexes

Françoise Héritier (15 November 1933 – 15 November 2017) was a French anthropologist,[1][2] ethnologist, and feminist.[3] She worked at the Collège de France (Chair of Comparative Studies of African Societies from 1982 to 1998). Her work deals mainly with the theory of alliances and on the prohibition of incest.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Paris conference highlights women's rights abuses in Iran". Iran Focus. 26 February 2005. Retrieved 22 April 2014.
  2. "Françoise Héritier". August 2014. Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  3. "Il est plus dur d'etre une femme que d'etre un homme". lejdd. 16 June 2011. Archived from the original on 10 October 2017. Retrieved 14 October 2015.