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Thinking About Women: Sociological Perspectives on Sex and Gender, 10th Edition

By Margaret L. Andersen

Published by Pearson

Published Date: May 23, 2014


Examines Gender in Society


Thinking About Women, 10/e by Margaret L. Andersen and Dana Hysock Witham examines how gender operates in every aspect of society. This title is interdisciplinary in its coverage, yet grounded in sociological theory. The opening chapters introduce readers to the underlying sociological frameworkand show how research on women and women’s studies as a field developed from the feminist movement.


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Table of Contents



Part I Introduction

Chapter 1 Studying Women: Feminist Perspectives


Part II Gender, Culture, and Sexuality

Chapter 2 The Social Construction Of Gender

Chapter 3 Gender, Culture, And The Media

Chapter 4 Sexuality and Intimate Relationships


Part III Gender and Social Institutions

Chapter 5 Gender, Work, And The Economy

Chapter 6 Gender and Families

Chapter 7 Women, Health, And Reproduction

Chapter 8 Women And Religion

Chapter 9 Women, Crime, And Deviance

Chapter 10 Gender, Education, And Science

Chapter 11 Women, Power, And Politics


Part IV Gender and Social Change: Frameworks of Feminism

Chapter 12 Women And Social Reform: Liberal Feminism

Chapter 13 Contemporary Frameworks In Feminist Theory

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ISBN-10: 0-205-89967-6

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-89967-8

Format: Book

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