Thinking About Women: Sociological Perspectives on Sex and Gender / Edition 10

Thinking About Women: Sociological Perspectives on Sex and Gender / Edition 10

by Margaret L. Andersen
     
 

Examines Gender in Society

Thinking About Women, 10/e by Margaret L. Andersen and Dana Hysock Witham examines how gender operates in every aspect of society. This title is interdisciplinary in its coverage, yet grounded in sociological theory. The opening chapters introduce readers to the underlying sociological frameworkand show

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Examines Gender in Society

Thinking About Women, 10/e by Margaret L. Andersen and Dana Hysock Witham examines how gender operates in every aspect of society. This title is interdisciplinary in its coverage, yet grounded in sociological theory. The opening chapters introduce readers to the underlying sociological frameworkand show how research on women and women’s studies as a field developed from the feminist movement.

NOTE: This is the standalone book.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205899678
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/23/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part I Introduction

Chapter 1 Studying Women: Feminist Perspectives

Part II Gender, Culture, and Sexuality

Chapter 2 The Social Construction Of Gender

Chapter 3 Gender, Culture, And The Media

Chapter 4 Sexuality and Intimate Relationships

Part III Gender and Social Institutions

Chapter 5 Gender, Work, And The Economy

Chapter 6 Gender and Families

Chapter 7 Women, Health, And Reproduction

Chapter 8 Women And Religion

Chapter 9 Women, Crime, And Deviance

Chapter 10 Gender, Education, And Science

Chapter 11 Women, Power, And Politics

Part IV Gender and Social Change: Frameworks of Feminism

Chapter 12 Women And Social Reform: Liberal Feminism

Chapter 13 Contemporary Frameworks In Feminist Theory

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