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The future of gender

Author: Jude Browne
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

International experts from a range of disciplines scrutinize the effectiveness of gender both as a mode of analysis and as a basis for the transformation of society. This book provides a major  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jude Browne
ISBN: 9780521874410 0521874416 9780521697255 0521697255
OCLC Number: 901816980
Description: 288 p.
Contents: Part I. Reorienting the Feminist Imagination: 1. Mapping the feminist imagination: from redistribution to recognition to representation Nancy Fraser; 2. Perspectives on gender equality: challenging the terms of debate Valerie Bryson; 3. When will society be gender just? Ingrid Robeyns; Part II. Variations on the Theme of 'Gender': 4. Does biology play any role in sex differences in the mind? Simon Baron-Cohen; 5. Sex and the social construction of gender: can feminism and evolutionary psychology be reconciled? Susan Hurley; 6. 'Trans' trouble: trans-sexuality and the end of gender Terrell Carver; 7. Gender and social change Tony Lawson; 8. Procreative mothers (sexual difference) and child-free sisters (gender) Juliet Mitchell; Part III. Gender and Political Practice: 9. The politics of female diversity in the 21st century Catherine Hakim; 10. Gender inequality and the gendered division of labour Rosemary Crompton; 11. The equal treatment principle and 'gender': theory and practice Jude Browne.
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