Issues in Feminism: An Introduction to Women's Studies / Edition 4 available in Paperback
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This best-selling text-reader offers 65 interdisciplinary readings drawn from work in the humanities and the social sciences. Classic and contemporary selections represent both feminist and anti-feminist viewpoints in an examination of women's lives and the ways in which women can effect alternatives to traditional gender roles. Extensive chapter introductions place selections in context, define and explain concepts and terminology, and provide a cohesive framework for the collection.
|Publisher:||Mayfield Publishing Company|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)|
Table of ContentsPreface1. Women's Studies, Feminism, and the Women's Movement Bette-Jane Raphael, The Myth of the Male Orgasm / Patricia Hill Collins, Womanism and Black Feminism / JeeYeun Lee, Beyond Bean Counting / Florence Howe, �Promises to Keep�: Trends in Women's Studies Worldwide / Marcia Ann Gillespie, Get Out of the Kitchen PART I. THE GENDER SYSTEM: CONCEPTUAL AND THEORETICAL ISSUES 2. Patriarchy, Sexism, and Masculinity Michael Kimmel, What Are Little Boys Made Of? / Brian Easlea, Patriarchy, Scientists, and Nuclear Warriors / Karla Mantilla, Child Violence: It's a Male Thing / Allan G. Johnson, The Gender Knot: What Drives Patriarchy? / Gary Lemons, A New Response to �Angry Black (Anti) Feminists�: Reclaiming Feminist Forefathers, Becoming Womanist Sons / R. W. Connell, Masculinities and Globalization 3. The Portrayal of Women in Patriarchy: Ideals, Stereotypes, and Roles (and more...)