Women's Studies: Essential Readings / Edition 1

Women's Studies: Essential Readings / Edition 1

by Stevi Jackson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814742157

ISBN-13: 9780814742150

Pub. Date: 05/01/1993

Publisher: New York University Press

Women's Studies: Essential Readings provides a wide range of readers with an entirely comprehensive selection of ever 140 readings on women's studies, representing the entire diversity of current feminist thinking. The book is a divided into fourteen sections that reflect primary topics within women's studies, covering theory and perspectives, including&

Overview

Women's Studies: Essential Readings provides a wide range of readers with an entirely comprehensive selection of ever 140 readings on women's studies, representing the entire diversity of current feminist thinking. The book is a divided into fourteen sections that reflect primary topics within women's studies, covering theory and perspectives, including: feminist social theory; psychological and psychoanalytic theory; cross-cultural perspectives and historical perspectives, as well as themes such as: education and work; marriage and motherhood; sexuality; the law; crime and deviance; politics and the state; science, medicine and reproductive technology; language and gender; feminist literary criticism; and the media tool

Features: Introductions to each section provide an overview of the main issues and debates. Commentaries on each extract locate the work of individual authors within wider debates and identify the perspective from which they are writing. Each section contains a guide to further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814742150
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
525
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.03(d)

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