Gender and Identity: Key Themes and New Directions by Stephen WhiteheadGender and Identity: Key Themes and New Directions by Stephen Whitehead

Gender and Identity: Key Themes and New Directions

byStephen Whitehead, Anissa Talahite, Roy Moodley

Paperback | February 25, 2013

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With in-depth coverage of major theoretical approaches and a wide array of high-interest case studies, this fresh, up-to-date survey of classical and contemporary perspectives explores the complex connections between gender and identity in the modern world.
Stephen Whitehead is visiting professor of gender studies at Shih Hsin University in Taipei, Taiwan, and formerly senior lecturer in education in the School of Public Policy and Professional Practice at Keele University in Staffordshire, UK. He has published extensively in the field of gender, including both popular and more academic t...
Title:Gender and Identity: Key Themes and New DirectionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:376 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.73 inPublished:February 25, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

IntroductionAcknowledgementsPart One: Theorizing Gender Identity: Classical and Contemporary Theories1. Classical Approaches and Their Critiques2. Post-structuralist and Postmodernist Approaches to Gender Theory3. Theories of Identity and DifferencePart Two: The Politics of Gender Identity4. Gender and the Politics of Belonging: Place, Nationhood, Culture, and Globalization5. Contradictory Discourses: Religion and Spirituality, Sex and Sexuality6. Gender Movements and Media RepresentationsPart Three: The Practices of Gender Identity7. Public and Private Selves and Gender Relations8. Understanding the Relationship Between the Private and the Public9. Education and Schooling, Sport and Leisure10. The Body: Impacts of Violence and AgingPart Four: New Directions in Gender Identity11. The Contingent Self in the Postmodern, Globalized AgeGlossaryReferencesIndex

Editorial Reviews

"The ability to relay complex theoretical issues to undergraduate students in a way that is both understandable and comprehensive is a very demanding task - this aspect of the text is very impressive." --Marianne Parsons, Saint Mary's University