Analyzing Gender: A Handbook of Social Science Research

Analyzing Gender: A Handbook of Social Science Research

By: Myra Marx Ferree (editor), Beth B. Hess (editor)Hardback

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Analyzing Gender is a major synthesis of current social sciences research on gender issues. This tightly edited collection of articles consolidates the current state of knowledge about the role of women in society. From a variety of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives, the contributors outline research findings relating to the issues facing women in contemporary society. Analyzing Gender will be an essential sourcebook for research on gender, sex roles and women's studies.

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Contents

Introduction - Myra Marx Ferree and Beth B Hess PART ONE: GENDER AND IDEOLOGY Evolutionary Perspectives on Gender Hierarchy - Christine Ward Gailey Science, Sexual Difference, and Feminism - Janet Sayers Thinking About Gender - Kay Deaux and Mary E Kite PART TWO: SOCIAL CONTROL OF FEMALE SEXUALITY Female Sexuality - Beth E Schneider and Meredith Gould Looking Back Into the Future Reproduction - Barbara Katz Rothman Sexual Terrrorism - Carole J Sheffield The Social Control of Women Popular Culture and the Portrayal of Women - Muriel G Cantor Content and Control PART THREE: GENDER STRATIFICATION Gender, Work, and World Capitalism - Susan Tiano Third World Women's Role in Development Gender and the GNP - Penelope Ciancanelli and Bettina Berch Dual Spheres - Christine E Bose Gender Inequality in Paid Employment - Paula England and Lori McCreary PART FOUR: GENDERED WORLDS She Works Hard for a Living - Myra Marx Ferree Gender and Class on the Job Reconstructing the Family - Evelyn Nakano Glenn Contemporary Family Roles in Life Course Perspective - Helena Z Lopata Women and Religion - Sheila Briggs The Women's Health Movement - Mary K Zimmerman A Critique of Medical Enterprise and the Position of Women PART FIVE: GENDER AND THE STATE Feminist Legal Strategies - Ava Baron The Powers of Difference Gender and Political Life - Irene Diamond and Martha Ackelsberg New Directions in Political Science Feminist Thinking About War, Militarism, and Peace - Cynthia H Enloe

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/03/1988
  • ISBN13: 9780803927193
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 584
  • ID: 9780803927193
  • ISBN10: 0803927193

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