Gender Roles: A Sociological Perspective

Paperback | December 11, 2014

byLinda L LindseyEditorLinda L Lindsey

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Offers a sociological perspective of gender that can be applied to our lives. Focusing on the most recent research and theory¿both in the U.S. and globally¿Gender Roles, 6e provides an in-depth, survey and analysis of modern gender roles and issues from a sociological perspective. The text integrates insights and research from other disciplines such as biology, psychology, anthropology, and history to help build more robust theories of gender roles.

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Offers a sociological perspective of gender that can be applied to our lives. Focusing on the most recent research and theory¿both in the U.S. and globally¿Gender Roles, 6e provides an in-depth, survey and analysis of modern gender roles and issues from a sociological perspective. The text integrates insights and research from other di...

Linda Lee Lindsey is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Maryville University of St. Louis, and Senior Lecturer in American Culture Studies at Washington University in St. Louis.  She received her B.A. from University of Missouri of St. Louis and holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from Case Western Reserve University and a later M.A. ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9 × 7.5 × 1.2 inPublished:December 11, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205899684

ISBN - 13:9780205899685

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BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:  Part I Theoretical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives  Chapter 1 The Sociology of Gender: Theoretical Perspectives and Feminist Frameworks  Chapter 2 Gender Development: Biology, Sexuality, and Health  Chapter 3 Gender Development: The Socialization Process  Chapter 4 Gendered Language and Socialization  Chapter 5 Western History and the Construction of Gender Roles  Chapter 6 Global Perspectives on Gender  Part II Gender Roles, Marriage, and the Family  Chapter 7 Gendered Love, Marriage, and Emerging Lifestyle  Chapter 8 Gender and Family Relations  Chapter 9 Men and Masculinity  Part III Gender Roles: Focus on Social Institutions  Chapter 10 Gender, Work, and the Workplace  Chapter 11 Education and Gender Role Change  Chapter 12 Religion and Patriarchy  Chapter 13 Media  Chapter 14 Power, Politics, and the Law