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When sex became gender

Author: Shira Tarrant
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Perspectives on gender (New York, N.Y.)
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Presents a study of post-World War II feminist theory from the viewpoint of intellectual history. This title contends that ideas about the social construction of gender have its origins in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tarrant, Shira, 1963-
When sex became gender.
New York : Routledge, 2006
(OCoLC)654346375
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shira Tarrant
ISBN: 0415953464 9780415953467 0415953472 9780415953474
OCLC Number: 62281555
Description: viii, 285 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : tending the embers --
Confronting the bonds of ideology : feminist theory in the Cold War years --
The setting : postwar politics in Britain, France, and the United States --
On the path to gender : Margaret Mead, socialization, and sex role ideology --
Mirra Komarovsky : functional analysis and the poignant signs of discontent --
Viola Klein : sociology of knowledge and the so-called feminine character --
Simone de Beauvoir and The second sex --
No woman is an island : Ruth Herschberger and postwar pollination --
When sex became gender.
Series Title: Perspectives on gender (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Shira Tarrant.
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