The Sociology of Gender: An Introduction to Theory and Research

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John Wiley & Sons, 1 mrt. 2011 - 288 pagina's
Featuring extensive revisions and updates, the Second Edition of The Sociology of Gender: An Introduction to Theory and Research presents an introductory overview of gender theory and research, and continues to offer a unique and compelling approach to one of the most important topics in the field of sociology.†

  • Features extensive revisions and updates, and incorporates recent cross-national research on gender
  • Expands and develops frameworks introduced in first edition
  • Treats gender as a multilevel system operating at the individual, interactional, and institutional levels
  • Stresses conceptual and theoretical issues in the sociology of gender
    Offers an accessible yet intellectually sophisticated approach to current gender theory and research
  • Includes pedagogical features designed to encourage critical thinking and debate
 

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Inhoudsopgave

Introduction to the Sociology of Gender
1
The Gendered Person
25
Gender in Interaction and Institutions
59
Work and Family as Gendered Institutions
97
Gender Childhood and Family Life
135
Gendered Jobs and Gendered Workers
189
Deconstructing Gender Differences and Inequalities
225
References
245
Index
265
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Over de auteur (2011)

Amy S. Wharton is Professor of Sociology and Director of the College of Liberal Arts at Washington State University, Vancouver. Dr Wharton's research on gender inequality, the sociology of work, and work-family policies has been published in the American Sociological Review, Social Forces, and Work & Occupations, as well as many other peer-reviewed journals and edited books. She is the editor of Working in America: Continuity, Conflict, and Change (2002, 2nd ed.) and co-author of The Sociology of Work: Structures and Inequalities (2009).

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