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Women's lives : multicultural perspectives

Author: Gwyn Kirk; Margo Okazawa-Rey
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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The sixth edition of Women's Lives: Multicultural Perspectives relies on the analyses, principles, and style of earlier editions, but with substantial changes to take account of recent scholarship. Women's Lives offers an introduction to women's studies and examines the lives of U.S. women within a global context as well as across race, class, nationality, sexuality, culture, age, and disability.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gwyn Kirk; Margo Okazawa-Rey
ISBN: 9780073512341 0073512346
OCLC Number: 809988999
Description: xx, 615 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Women's studies, women's lives : knowing and understanding --
Untangling th e f"-word --
Theories and theorizing : integrative frameworks for understanding --
Identities and social locations : who am I? who are my people? --
Our bodies, ourselves --
Women's sexuality --
Women's bodies, women's health --
Violence against women --
Women's places : home and work in a globalizing world --
Making a home, making a living --
Living in a globalizing world --
Security and sustainability --
Women, crime, and criminalization --
Women and the military, war, and peace --
Women and the environment --
Activism and change --
Creating change : theory, vision, and action --
Glossary G-1 --
References R-1 --
Credits C-1 --
Name index I-1 --
Index I-7 --
About the authors A-1.
Responsibility: Gwyn Kirk, Margo Okazawa-Rey.

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The sixth edition of Women's Lives: Multicultural Perspectives relies on the analyses, principles, and style of earlier editions, but with substantial changes to take account of recent scholarship. Women's Lives offers an introduction to women's studies and examines the lives of U.S. women within a global context as well as across race, class, nationality, sexuality, culture, age, and disability.

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