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What is Gender? : Sociological Approaches.

Author: Mary Holmes
Publisher: London : Sage Publications, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is gender something done to us by society, or something we do? What is the relationship between gender and other inequalities? What is Gender? explores these complex and important questions, helping readers to critically analyse how women's and men's lives are shaped by the society in which they live. The book offers a comprehensive account of trends in sociological thinking, from a material and economic focus on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Holmes
ISBN: 9781849208154 1849208158 9781446240250 1446240258 9786612337154 661233715X 1446216209 9781446216200 1282337157 9781282337152
OCLC Number: 535952067
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (217 pages)
Contents: Introduction to the sociology of gender --
How different are women and men? --
Is gender something that we do? --
How can gender best be explained? --
Is gender about bodies? --
What are the politics of gender? --
How is gender intertwined with class? --
How is gender intertwined with "race"? --
So what is gender?
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