Everyday Sexism in the Third Millennium

Everyday Sexism in the Third Millennium

by Carol Rambo Ronai
ISBN-10:
0415915503
ISBN-13:
9780415915502
Pub. Date:
02/19/1997
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Everyday Sexism in the Third Millennium

This collection features new and original research on the range of sexism still faced every day by women in US society. It documents oppression across ethnic, racial, class, and sexual orientation groups in a wide range of gendered spaces, including the home, the workplace, unions, educational institutions, and the Internet. Exploring the way these different but related systems of oppression interact, the editors come to view sexism not as a static thing, but as part of a "dialectic of domination" in which women are simultaneously oppressed and capable of oppressing others through their discourse and practice. With its broad range of approaches, its focus on discourse and experience in gendered spaces, and its debunking of the personal and societal fictions of gender, this book goes a long way toward explaining why sexism is still so pervasive in everyday life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415915502
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/19/1997
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

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