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Handbook of gender and women's studies

Author: Kathy Davis; Mary Evans; Judith Lorber
Publisher: London : Sage, 2006.
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Reviews the developments within gender and women's studies, including the study of masculinity, the feminist implications of postmodernism, the 'cultural turn', and globalization. This book offers critical analyses of women's and gender studies in work, the welfare state, family, education, religion, violence and war, and feminist global politics.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathy Davis; Mary Evans; Judith Lorber
ISBN: 0761943900 9780761943907
OCLC Number: 69392297
Description: xvi, 494 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: The life and times of academic feminism / Clare Hemmings --
The shadow and the substance: the sex/gender debate / Wendy Cealey Harrison --
Changing studies on men and masculinities / Jeff Hearn and Michael S. Kimmel --
Gendered cultures / Gabriele Griffin --
The social foundations of the sacred: feminists and the politics of religion / Bronwyn Winter --
The crisis in masculinity / David Morgan --
Clearing ground and making connections: modernism, postmodernism, feminism / Carolyn DiPalma and Kathy E. Ferguson --
Women knowing/ knowing women: critical-creative interventions in the politics of knowledge / Lorraine Code --
Gender, change, and education / Diana Leonard --
Gender in a global world / Miri Song --
Insiders and outsiders: within and beyond the gendered nation / Barbara Einhorn --
Towards a new theorizing of women, gender, and war / Dubravka Zarkov --
Mothers and Muslims, sisters and sojourners: the contested boundaries of feminist citizenship / Baukje Prins --
Gender and work / Rosemary Crompton --
Gender, care, and the welfare state / Clare Ungerson --
Blending into equality: family diversity and gender convergence / Molly Monahan Long and Barbara J. Risman --
Thinking straight, acting bent: heteronormativity and homosexuality / Chrys Ingraham --
Foregrounding friendship: feminist pasts, feminist futures / Sasha Roseneil --
Transgendering: blurring the boundaries of gender / Wendy McKenna and Suzanne Kessler --
Gendered bodies: between conformity and autonomy / Sharyn Roach Anleu --
The natural world and the nature of gender / Irmgard Schultz --
From science and technology to feminist technoscience / Jutta Weber --
Moral perspectives: gender, ethics, and political theory / Joan C. Tronto --
Having it all: feminist fractured foundationalism / Sue Wise and Liz Stanley --
From autonomy to solidarities: transnational feminist political strategies / Manisha Desai --
Utopian visions, a world without gender? / Judith Lorber --
Getting real: contextualizing gender / Mary Evans --
Feminist politics of location / Kathy Davis.
Other Titles: Gender and women's studies
Responsibility: edited by Kathy Davis, Mary Evans, and Judith Lorber.
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