Offers a sociological perspective of gender that can be applied to our lives. Focusing on the most recent research and theory–both in the U.S. and globally–Gender Roles, 6e provides an in-depth, survey and analysis of modern gender roles and issues from a sociological perspective. The text integrates insights and research from other disciplines such as biology, psychology, anthropology, and history to help build more robust theories of gender roles.
Table of Contents
BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Part I Theoretical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives Chapter 1 The Sociology of Gender: Theoretical Perspectives and Feminist Frameworks Chapter 2 Gender Development: Biology, Sexuality, and Health Chapter 3 Gender Development: The Socialization Process Chapter 4 Gendered Language and Socialization Chapter 5 Western History and the Construction of Gender Roles Chapter 6 Global Perspectives on Gender Part II Gender Roles, Marriage, and the Family Chapter 7 Gendered Love, Marriage, and Emerging Lifestyle Chapter 8 Gender and Family Relations Chapter 9 Men and Masculinity Part III Gender Roles: Focus on Social Institutions Chapter 10 Gender, Work, and the Workplace Chapter 11 Education and Gender Role Change Chapter 12 Religion and Patriarchy Chapter 13 Media Chapter 14 Power, Politics, and the Law