Thinking About Women: Sociological Perspectives on Sex and Gender / Edition 6

Thinking About Women: Sociological Perspectives on Sex and Gender / Edition 6

by Margaret L. Andersen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205363601

ISBN-13: 9780205363605

Pub. Date: 08/02/2002

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This book provides a comprehensive review of feminist scholarship in the social sciences, showing how the experiences of both men and women are created through social institutions. For anyone interested in sociology of gender, gender roles, or women's studies.  See more details below

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This book provides a comprehensive review of feminist scholarship in the social sciences, showing how the experiences of both men and women are created through social institutions. For anyone interested in sociology of gender, gender roles, or women's studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205363605
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
08/02/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author
Pt. IWomen's Lives and the Sociological Perspective1
Ch. 1Sociological and Feminist Perspectives3
Ch. 2The Social Construction of Gender21
Ch. 3Sexism and the Social Construction of Knowledge52
Ch. 4Sexuality and Intimate Relationships77
Pt. IIGender and Social Institutions99
Ch. 5Women and Work101
Ch. 6Women, Families, and Households141
Ch. 7Women, Health, and Reproduction180
Ch. 8Women and Religion215
Ch. 9Women, Crime, and Deviance243
Pt. IIIFeminism and Social Change275
Ch. 10Feminism and Social Reform: Liberal Perspectives277
Ch. 11Radical Alternatives: Socialist and Radical Feminism310
Conclusion: New Directions in Feminist Theory344
Bibliography353
Name Index389
Subject Index399

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