Introducing Gender & Womens Studies: Third Edition / Edition 3

Introducing Gender & Womens Studies: Third Edition / Edition 3

by Diane Richardson, Victoria Robinson
     
 

This is a substantially revised and refocused third edition of a best-selling and highly regarded textbook. Carefully designed to reflect both classic and new developments in the popular and lively fields of gender and women's studies, its breadth and depth make it suitable for students taking courses for the first time at either undergraduate or postgraduate level

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Overview

This is a substantially revised and refocused third edition of a best-selling and highly regarded textbook. Carefully designed to reflect both classic and new developments in the popular and lively fields of gender and women's studies, its breadth and depth make it suitable for students taking courses for the first time at either undergraduate or postgraduate level. Its new design and structure both highlight the connections across different areas of debate and maximize the book's accessibility as an indispensable source book for study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230542990
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/08/2008
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: THEORY AND POLITICS
• Conceptualising Gender--D.Richardson
• Feminist Theory--S.Hines
• Men and Masculinities--V.Robinson
• Feminist Politics--A.Halcli
• PART 2: BODIES/IDENTITIES
• Racing the Feminist Agenda: Exploring the Intersections between Race, Ethnicity and Gender--K.Reed
• Sexuality--Y.Taylor
• Gendered Bodies: Gendered Lives--K.Woodward
• PART 3: INSTITUTIONS
• Families, Domesticity and Intimacy--S.Jackson
• Girls and Schooling: Contemporary Issues in Gender Equality and Educational Achievement--J.Ringrose & D.Epstein
• Gender and Work--Z.Irving
• PART 4: CULTURES AND CONTEXTS
• Cyberspace/technologies: Of Cyborgs and Feminism--S.Gillis
• Media and Popular Culture--R.Holliday
• PART 5: DOING FEMINIST RESEARCH
• Feminist Methodology Matters--L.Stanley & S.Wise
• Postscript--V.Robinson & D.Richardson
• Bibliography
• Index

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