Gender Relations in Canada: Intersectionality and Beyond

Paperback | March 14, 2008

byJanet Siltanen, Andrea Doucet

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Series: a href="http://www.oupcanada.com/tcs/"Themes in Canadian Sociology/aToday it is widely recognized that the experience of inequality depends on the intersections of gender, race, and class in each individual life. In Gender Relations in Canada Janet Siltanen and Andrea Doucet trace the way the implications of gender play out for women and men throughout the lifecourse, from the formation of gender identity in childhood through the identity struggles of adolescence to adulthood, where gender continues to play a major role in the structure of work and family life alike. At the same time the authors underline the importance of moving beyond intersectionalityas a framework for research in this area.

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Series: a href="http://www.oupcanada.com/tcs/"Themes in Canadian Sociology/aToday it is widely recognized that the experience of inequality depends on the intersections of gender, race, and class in each individual life. In Gender Relations in Canada Janet Siltanen and Andrea Doucet trace the way the implications of gender play out for...

Janet Siltanen is a Professor, and Andrea Doucet is an Assistant Professor, in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:March 14, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195423208

ISBN - 13:9780195423204

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Table of Contents

Preface1. Sociology and the Analysis of Gender Relations2. The Multiple Genders of Childhood3. Gender Intensification: Adolescence and the Transition to Adulthood4. Diverse Paths: Gender, Work, and Family5. Making Change: Gender, Careers, and Citizenship (by Mary Ellen Donnan)6. Analyzing the Complexity of Gender: Intersectionality and BeyondGlossaryBibliographyIndex