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Introducing Gender and Women's Studies
 
 
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19 Nov 2007
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This thoroughly revised third edition of a best-selling textbook is carefully designed to reflect classic and new developments in the popular fields of gender and women's studies. Its unique breadth and depth makes it ideal for students taking courses for the first time at undergraduate and postgraduate level.


Description

This thoroughly revised third edition of a best-selling textbook is carefully designed to reflect classic and new developments in the popular fields of gender and women's studies. Its unique breadth and depth makes it ideal for students taking courses for the first time at undergraduate and postgraduate level.


Reviews


 
'Overall, this book is well written, interesting and informative...I believe this book to be a valid and welcome contribution to the literature on feminist studies.' - Wendy Jones, Sociological Review Online


Contents

PART 1: THEORY AND POLITICS
Conceptualising Gender; D.Richardson
Feminist Theory; S.Hines
Feminism, Social Movements and the Gendering of Politics; N. Charles
Men, Masculinities and Feminism; V.Robinson
PART 2: BODIES/IDENTITIES
Gendered Bodies: Gendered Lives; K.Woodward
Racing the Feminist Agenda: Exploring the Intersections Between Race, Ethnicity and Gender; K.Reed
Sexuality; Y.Taylor
PART 3: INSTITUTIONS
Families, Domesticity and Intimacy; S.Jackson
Gender and Schooling: Contemporary Issues in Gender Equality and Educational Achievement; J.Ringrose & D.Epstein
Gender and Work; Z.Irving
PART 4: CULTURES AND CONTEXTS
Media and Popular Culture; R.Holliday
Cyberspace/technologies: Of Cyborgs and Feminism; S.Gillis
PART 5: DOING FEMINIST RESEARCH
Feminist Methodology Matters; L.Stanley & S.Wise
Postscript; V.Robinson & D.Richardson
Bibliography
Index


Authors

PROF. DIANE RICHARDSON is Professor of Sociology at Newcastle University, UK. She is the author of many books including Rethinking Sexuality (Sage 2000), Theorising Heterosexuality (Open University Press 1996) and co-editor of Intersections Between Feminist and Queer Theory.

Dr VICTORIA ROBINSON is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Sheffield, UK, and has taught women's and gender studies since the 1980's. She has published widely in the areas of masculinities, heterosexualities and women's and gender studies.