DISCUSSION QUESTION; 6-7SENTENCS
Some scholars have argued that the hunting and gathering ways of life for both Homo erectus and Homo sapiens allowed women – biologically, through their lactation and child-rearing, and calorically, through their dominant role as gatherers – to make a larger and more significant contribution to their communities than their male counterparts did. In what ways might the development of settled agriculture have ushered in a shift in these gender roles? What were the likely consequences for the balance of power and role of women as societies shifted from hunting and gathering to agriculture? Why?
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