Theory on Gender. Feminism on Theory

Theory on Gender. Feminism on Theory

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Theory on Gender. Feminism on Theory by Paula England

How do various social theories explain gender inequality? In this collection of original essays, prominent sociologists discuss the strengths and the limitations of the theoretical traditions within which they have worked: Marxism, world system theory, macrostructural theories, rational choice theory, neofunctionalism, psychoanalysis, ethnomethodology, expectation states theory, poststructuralist symbolic interactionism, and network theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780202304380
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/31/1993
Series: Social Institutions and Social Change Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 377
Product dimensions: 5.95(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.01(d)

About the Author

Paula England is professor of sociology at New York University where she specializes in the areas of changing family patterns, sexual behavior, gender and labor markets, and interdisciplinary integration. She is the author or editor of numerous books, including Social Class and Changing Families in an Unequal America, and Unmarried Couples with Children.

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