Action And Analysis: Readings In Sociology Of Gender

Paperback | January 18, 2006

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Action and Analysis: Readings in Sociology of Gender challenges readers to explore gender from varied perspectives within a sociological context. For example, the text asks: How is equality defined? Have women achieved equality? Are gender differences rooted in biology?Action and Analysis: Readings in Sociology of Gender is structured to follow the development and history of Canadian women's movements. By examining the major theories and issues associated with each period, readers will appreciate how improvements to the status of women have not been the result of a natural and inevitable progression of humanity but rather the result of long-term struggles that continue today.

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Action and Analysis: Readings in Sociology of Gender challenges readers to explore gender from varied perspectives within a sociological context. For example, the text asks: How is equality defined? Have women achieved equality? Are gender differences rooted in biology?Action and Analysis: Readings in Sociology of Gender is structured...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9 × 5.94 × 0.88 inPublished:January 18, 2006Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176406298

ISBN - 13:9780176406295

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Table of Contents

Section 1Foundations of Feminist SociologyArticle 1Studying Gender: An OverviewSection 2Gender Relations in HistoryArticle 2Women''s Work and Social Rights in the Pre-Capitalist EraArticle 3 -Egalitarian Foraging SocietiesArticle 4A Third GenderArticle 5A Gendered World: Women, Men, and the Political Economy of the Seventeenth-Century HuronSection 3Women''s MovementsArticle 6Women, Family and EconomyArticle 7Our History/HistoriesArticle 8The Discourse of Empire and the Social Construction of GenderSection 4Feminist Theories and IssuesSection 4aFrom Liberal Feminism: Gender SocializationArticle 9Gender Equity in the CurriculumArticle 10Women under the Dome of Silence: Sexual Harassment and Abuse of Female AthletesArticle 11Boyhood, Organized Sports, and the Construction of MasculinitiesSection 4bFrom Marxist and Socialist Feminism: Gender Division of WorkArticle 12Women''s EmploymentArticle 13Sisterhood versus Discrimination: Being a Black African Francophone Immigrant Woman in Montreal and TorontoSection 4cFrom Psychoanalytic Feminism: Gender Identity and ParentingArticle 14Family Structure and Feminine PersonalityArticle 15Reproducing Difference: Changes in the Lives of Partners Becoming ParentsArticle 16Men, Husbands, and Fathers: Beyond Patriarchal RelationsSection 4dFrom Radical Feminism: Intimacy and SexualityArticle 17A Multidimensional Approach to Homosexual IdentityArticle 18Incidence of Violence against Intimate Female PartnersArticle 19Unkept Promises: Experiences of Immigrant Women with the Neo-Criminalization of Wife AbuseSection 5The Third Wave of Feminism: Diversity and InequityArticle 20Third Wave Feminism: Antiracists, Transnationalists, and Young Feminist Speak OutArticle 21Enter the Filipina Nanny: An Examination of Canada''s Live-In Caregiver PolicyArticle 22Adolescent Females between Tradition and Modernity: Gender Role Socialization in South Asian Immigrant CultureArticle 23Boys Doing Good: Young Men and Gender Equity