Gender on Campus: Issues for College Women

Gender on Campus: Issues for College Women

by Sharon Bohn Gmelch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813525217

ISBN-13: 9780813525211

Pub. Date: 06/01/1998

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Gender on Campus is the first book to combine solid analyses of the broad range of gender issues for women in college with realistic approaches to heighten awareness and alleviate problems. Written for students, the book first clarifies the concept of feminism and then examines gender dynamics in a variety of settings and contexts-from the classroom to the sports

Overview

Gender on Campus is the first book to combine solid analyses of the broad range of gender issues for women in college with realistic approaches to heighten awareness and alleviate problems. Written for students, the book first clarifies the concept of feminism and then examines gender dynamics in a variety of settings and contexts-from the classroom to the sports field and from language to social life. Sharon Gmelch probes sexism, racism, and homophobia on campus and surveys the special issues facing diverse women students. The book also addresses issues relating to body image and sexuality. Its final chapters analyze the role gender continues to play after college-in the media, workplace, and politics.

After a thorough discussion of a topic, each chapter concludes with possibilities for action ("What You Can Do") as well as a selected bibliography of books, videos, and organizations that students can consult. Gender on Campus is an invaluable resource for students, parents, and administrators, as well as an excellent text for women's studies courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813525211
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
06/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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