The Gendered Society Reader: Canadian Edition

Paperback | March 19, 2015

byMichael S. Kimmel, Amy Aronson, Amy Kaler

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This collection of classic and contemporary essays provides a detailed, engaging, and altogether current study of gender that focuses on Canadian themes and scholars.

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This collection of classic and contemporary essays provides a detailed, engaging, and altogether current study of gender that focuses on Canadian themes and scholars.

Amy Kaler is professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta. She regularly teaches sociology of gender and sociology of family courses and her research focuses on gender, fertility, sexuality, and human reproduction in different parts of the world, especially present-day North America.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.64 inPublished:March 19, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part One: Anatomy and Destiny: Biological Arguments about Gender Difference1. David M. Buss: Psychological Sex Differences through Sexual Selection2. Robert M. Sapolsky: Testosterone Rules3. Judith Lorber: Believing Is Seeing: Biology as Ideology4. Anne Fausto-Sterling: The Five Sexes: Why Male and Female Are Not EnoughPart Two: Cultural Constructions of Gender5. Candace West and Don H. Zimmerman: Doing Gender6. Tabassum F. Ruby: Listening to the Voices of Hijab7. Patricia Gagne, Richard Tewksbury, and Deanna McGaughey: Coming Out and Crossing Over: Identity Formation and Proclamation in a Transgender Community8. Nancy Theberge: "It's Part of the Game": Physicality and the Production of Gender in Women's HockeyPart Three: Gender, Race and Racialization (NEW)9. Sherene Razack: Gendered Racial Violence and Spatialized Justice: The Murder of Pamela George (NEW)10. Tamari Kitossa and Katarina Delikovsky: Interracial Unions With White Partners and Racial Profiling: Experiences and Perspectives (NEW)11. Angela Aujla: Others in Their Own Land: Second Generation Asian Canadian Women, Racism, and the Persistence of Colonial Discourse (NEW)12. Gillian Creese: Gendered Diasporas Across Generations: The New African Diaspora in Vancouver (NEW)Part Four: The Gendered Body13. Susan Bordo: The Body and the Reproduction of Femininity14. Karen McGarry: Mass Media and Gender Identity in High Performance Canadian Figure Skating15. Pamela Wakewich: Contours of Everyday Life: Women's Reflections on Embodiment and Health over Time16. Michael Atkinson: Exploring Male Femininity in the "Crisis": Men and Cosmetic Surgery (NEW)Part Five: Gendered Intimacies17. Lily Tsui and Elena Nicoladis: Losing It: Similarities and Differences in First Intercourse Experiences of Men and Women18. Melanie Beres: "It Just Happens": Negotiating Casual Heterosexual Sex19. Nick Mule: Same-Sex Marriage and Canadian Relationship Recognition: One Step Forward and Two Steps Back. A Critical Liberationist PerspectivePart Six: The Gendered Family20. Gillian Ranson: No Longer "One of the Boys": Negotiations with Motherhood, as Prospect or Reality, among Women in Engineering21. Lena Dominelli, Susan Strega, Chris Walmsley, Marilyn Callahan, and Leslie Brown: "Here's My Story": Fathers of "Looked After" Children Recount Their Experiences in the Canadian Child Welfare System (NEW)22. Anne Martin-Matthews: Situating "Home" at the Nexus of Public and Private Spheres: Aging, Gender, and Home Support Work in Canada23. Scott Coltrane: Household Labour and the Routine Production of GenderPart Seven: The Gendered Classroom24. Ellen Jordan and Angela Cowan: Warrior Narratives in the Kindergarten Classroom: Renegotiating the Social Contract?25. Marilyn Iwama: "At Dawn, Our Bellies Full": Teaching Tales of Food and Resistance From Residential Schools and Internment Camps in Canada (NEW)26. Tracey Lindberg: What Do You Call an Indian Woman with a Law Degree? Nine Aboriginal Women at the University of Saskatchewan College of Law Speak Out27. Brenda Beagan: Micro Inequities and Everyday Inequalities: "Race", Gender, Sexuality, and Class in Medical SchoolPart Eight: The Gendered Workplace28. Joan A. Evans: Cautious Caregivers: Gender Stereotypes and the Sexualization of Men Nurses' Touch29. Shelley Pacholok: Gendered Strategies of the Self: Navigating Hierarchy and Contesting Masculinities30. Susan Lee: Women's Perspectives on Disability, Underemployment, and Health (NEW)31. Bernadette Stiell and Kim England: Domestic Distinctions: Constructing Difference among Paid Domestic Workers in TorontoPart Nine: Gender and Media32. Yasmin Jiwani: Helpless Maidens and Chivalrous Knights: Afghan Women in the Canadian Press (NEW)33. Alison Jacques: You Can Run but You Can't Hide: The Incorporation of Riot Grrrl into Mainstream Culture34. Steven Jackson: Globalization, Corporate Nationalism and Masculinity in Canada: Sport, Molson Beer Advertising and Consumer Citizenship (NEW)Part Ten: The Gender of Violence35. Peggy Reeves Sanday: Rape-Prone versus Rape-Free Campus Cultures36. Russell P. Dobash, R. Emerson Dobash, Margo Wilson, and Martin Daly: The Myth of Sexual Symmetry in Marital Violence37. Sepali Guruge, Nazilla Khanlou, and Denise Gastaldo: Intimate Male Partner Violence in the Migration Process: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Class38. Viviane K. Namaste: Genderbashing: Sexuality, Gender, and the Regulation of Public SpacePart Eleven: Social Movements39. Candis Steenbergen: Feminism and Young Women: Still Alive and Kicking40. Kathleen Rodgers and Melanie Knight: "You Just Felt the Collective Wind Being Knocked Out of Us": The Desinstitutionalization of Feminism and the Survival of Women's Organizing in Canada (NEW)41. Erin A. Casey, Juliana Carlson, Cathlyn Fraguela-Rios, Ericka Kimball, Tova B. Neugut, Richard M. Tolman and Jeffrey L. Edleson: Context, Challenges, and Tensions in Global Efforts to Engage Men in the Prevention of Violence Against Women: An Ecological Analysis (NEW)42. Miya Narushima: A Gaggle of Raging Grannies: The Empowerment of Older Canadian Women through Social ActivismAcknowledgmentsIndex

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"The new section on race and racialization is a major strength of the third edition." --Caroline Hodes, Queen's University and Trent University