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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Issues in feminism.
Mountain View, Calif. : Mayfield Pub. Co., ©2001
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|ISBN:||0767422562 9780767422567 0767416449 9780767416443|
|Description:||xii, 628 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Women's studies, feminism, and the women's movement --
pt. 1. The gender system : conceptual and theoretical issues. Patriarchy, sexism, and masculinity --
The portrayal of women in patriarchy : ideals, stereotypes, and roles --
Feminist resistance to sexist ideology --
Patriarchy and women's subordination : explanations from Feminist theory, science, and myth --
pt. 2. The gender system : its effect on our private lives and public institutions. The effects of sexism on women's private lives --
The effects of sexism on public institutions --
How sexist ideology affects our understanding of the world-and how feminists respond --
pt. 3. Women on the move. Our feminist foremothers : events and arguments.
|Responsibility:||[compiled by] Sheila Ruth.|