Gender Transformations

Gender Transformations

by Sylvia Walby
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415120802

ISBN-13: 9780415120807

Pub. Date: 10/29/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this lucid and subtle investigation, Sylvia Walby, one of the world's leading authorities on gender, shows how undoubted increases in opportunity for women in Europe and America have been accompanied by new forms of inequality. She charts changes in women's employment, education and political representation and the complex relations between gender, class and

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In this lucid and subtle investigation, Sylvia Walby, one of the world's leading authorities on gender, shows how undoubted increases in opportunity for women in Europe and America have been accompanied by new forms of inequality. She charts changes in women's employment, education and political representation and the complex relations between gender, class and ethnicity, between local conditions and global pressures which together determine the place of women both in the labour market and in the wider social, political and economic world of today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415120807
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/29/1997
Series:
International Library of Sociology Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

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