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The Gender Book by Mel Reiff Hill
A fun, colorful, community-based resource that illustrates the beautiful diversity of gender - a gender 101 for everyone!
Gender Identity And Discourse Analysis by Lia Litosseliti
This is a collection of work by researchers in the area of gender and language. It shows how a discourse approach to the study of gender and language can facilitate the study of the complex and subtle ways in which gender identities are represented, constructed and contested through language.
Gender And Imperialism by Clare Midgley
This book marks an important new intervention into a vibrant area of scholarship, creating a dialogue between the histories of imperialism and of women and gender. By engaging critically with both traditional British imperial history and colonial discourse analysis, the essays demonstrate how feminist historians can play a central role in creating new histories of British imperialism. Chronologically, the focus is on the late eighteenth to early twentieth centuries, while geographically the essays range from the Caribbean to Australia and span India, Africa, Ireland and Britain itself. Topics explored include the question of female agency in imperial contexts, the relationships between feminism and nationalism, and questions of sexuality, masculinity and imperial power.
The Kaleidoscope Of Gender by Joan Z. Spade
This integrated, comprehensive text/reader is designed to present an accessible, timely, and stimulating introduction to the sociology of gender. It can be used as a text by itself or as a supplement to other materials in courses in Sociology of Gender and Introduction to Womenâ€™s Studies. Articles have been selected (1) to creatively and clearly explicate what gender is and is not, and what it means to say that gender is socially constructed; (2) to untangle and clarify the intricate ways in which gender is embedded in and defined by other systems of difference and inequality such as race, social class, sexualities, and age; (3) to illustrate the complex variations and dynamics of gender across cultures. By organizing the book around a metaphor-the kaleidoscope--the articles are integrated throughout the text and tied together by text/introductions to each chapter. This makes the book more than a collection of articles; each article fits into the metaphor and its three themes: prisms, patterns, and possibilities.
Gender And Families by Scott Coltrane
Gender and Families uses images from popular culture and events from everyday lives to explore how families and gender are mutually produced and inseparably linked. Author Scott Coltrane teaches gender in an accessible and compelling manner to a wide array of students by weaving discussions of racial differences, ethnicity, and social class into every chapter. Coltrane also includes women and men as both topic and audience in the central chapters of the book. Ideal for use in a gender course, or as a supplement in family, introductory sociology, or social inequality classes.
Gender Development by Susan Golombok, PhD
Gender Development is the first book to examine gender from a truly developmental perspective, and provides an up-to-date integrative review of theory and research.
Handbook Of The Sociology Of Gender by Janet Saltzman Chafetz
During the past three decades, feminist scholars have successfully demonstrated the ubiq uity and omnirelevance of gender as a sociocultural construction in virtually all human collectivities, past and present. Intrapsychic, interactional, and collective social processes are gendered, as are micro, meso, and macro social structures. Gender shapes, and is shaped, in all arenas of social life, from the most mundane practices of everyday life to those of the most powerful corporate actors. Contemporary understandings of gender emanate from a large community of primarily feminist scholars that spans the gamut of learned disciplines and also includes non-academic activist thinkers. However, while in corporating some cross-disciplinary material, this volume focuses specifically on socio logical theories and research concerning gender, which are discussed across the full array of social processes, structures, and institutions. As editor, I have explicitly tried to shape the contributions to this volume along several lines that reflect my long-standing views about sociology in general, and gender sociology in particular. First, I asked authors to include cross-national and historical material as much as possible. This request reflects my belief that understanding and evaluating the here-and-now and working realistically for a better future can only be accomplished from a comparative perspective. Too often, American sociology has been both tempero- and ethnocentric. Second, I have asked authors to be sensitive to within-gender differences along class, racial/ethnic, sexual preference, and age cohort lines.
Gender And Environment by Susan Buckingham
Accessible and lively, this is the first introductory level text to introduce the key issues in the rapidly growing area of gender and environment. This text provides an analysis of how gender relations affect the natural environment and of how environmental issues have a differential impact on women and men. Using case studies from the developed and developing worlds, this text covers · gendered roles in the family · community and international connections · conception · giving birth · western practices · the body and the self.
Gender And Emotion by Agneta H. Fischer
A fascinating exploration of the relationship between gender and emotion.
The Gender Of Sexuality by Pepper Schwartz
A second edition of this textbook is now available. A great supplementary paperback for social problems or introductory sociology, as well as courses on gender, the family, or human sexuality. The only well-researched and well-written book that examines how and why sexual behavior and issues are different for women and men.