Jennifer Marchbank, Gayle Letherby
Published June 25, 2014
Textbook - 434 Pages - 33 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781408244500 - CAT# Y160138
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Thoroughly updated in this second edition, Introduction to Gender offers an interdisciplinary approach to the main themes and debates in gender studies. This comprehensive and contemporary text explores the idea of gender from the perspectives of history, sociology, social policy, anthropology, psychology, politics, pedagogy and geography and considers issues such as health and illness, work, family, crime and violence, and culture and media. Throughout the text, studies on masculinity are highlighted alongside essential feminist work, producing an integrated investigation of the field.
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Introduction to Gender, second edition is highly relevant to today’s students across the social sciences and is an essential introduction for students of sociology, women’s studies and men’s studies.
Part I 1. Gendered Perspectives: Theoretical Issues 2. Methods, Methodology and Epistemology Part II: Disciplines 3. History 4. Sociology 5. Social Policy 6. Anthropology 7. Psychology 8. Political Science 9. Pedagogy 10. Geography 11. Philosophy Part III: Issues: Interdisciplinary Perspectives 12. Health and Illness 13. Education 14. Work 15. Sex and Sexuality 16. Violence and Resistance 17. Crime and Deviance 18. Culture and Mass Media 19. Family
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