Gender and Sexuality: Critical Theories, Critical Thinkers / Edition 1

Gender and Sexuality: Critical Theories, Critical Thinkers / Edition 1

by Chris Beasley
     
 

Chris Beasley's clear and concise introduction combines a wide-ranging survey of the major theorists and key concepts in an ever-growing and often passionately debated field. The book contextualizes a wide range of feminist perspectives and draws out the interconnections between the subfields of study.

The result is an extremely accessible introduction to gender

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Overview

Chris Beasley's clear and concise introduction combines a wide-ranging survey of the major theorists and key concepts in an ever-growing and often passionately debated field. The book contextualizes a wide range of feminist perspectives and draws out the interconnections between the subfields of study.

The result is an extremely accessible introduction to gender and sexuality theory that offers a comprehensive overview and critique of the key contemporary literature and debates in feminism, sexuality studies and men's studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761969792
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: GENDER/FEMINIST STUDIES
Gender and Feminism
An Overview
Modernist Emancipatory Feminism
Liberal Feminism-Wollstonecraft to Wolf
Liberal Feminism: Nussbaum
Gender Difference Feminism
'Women-centred' Identity Politics to Sexual Difference-Rich to Grosz
Postmodern Psychoanalytic Feminism
Sexual Difference
Differences
Feminism and 'Race'/Ethnicity/Imperialism (REI)- Hooks to Spivak
REI Feminism
Hooks
Postmodern Feminism
Butler
Queering Gender/Queer Feminism
Butler, Whittle
PART TWO: SEXUALITY STUDIES
Sexuality Studies
An Overview
Modernist Liberationism
Altman
Social Constructionism
Jackson, Weeks
Social Constructionism
Weeks
Transgender Theorising
Califia
Queer Theory
Jagose, Seidman
PART THREE: GENDER/MASCULINITY STUDIES
Gender and Masculinity Studies
An Overview
Gender, Masculinity/Men's Studies and Feminism
Brod
Radical Pro-Feminism
Between Gender Difference and Categorical Social Constructionism -Stoltenberg
Differences
Race/Ethnicity/Imperialism and Gay masculinities-Dowsett, Carbado
Socialist Pro-Feminism and Relational Social Constructionism-Connell
Queer(ing) Masculinity Studies
Female Masculinity-Halberstam

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