Sociology of Gender

Women’s Movements in the Global Era: The Power of Local Feminisms

Edited by Amrita Basu

Second Edition • December 6, 2016 • 512 pages

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This book provides a path-breaking study of the genesis, growth, gains, and dilemmas of women’s movements throughout the world.

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Social Theory: The Multicultural, Global, and Classic Readings

Edited by Charles Lemert

Sixth Edition • July 12, 2016 • 546 pages

Print: $68.00 USD/$88.50 CAD • Ebook: $39.99 USD/$39.99 CAD

Pulls together long-established classics as well as engaging modern writing to create an essential collection of social theory.

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Privilege: A Reader

Edited by Michael S. Kimmel and Abby L. Ferber

Fourth Edition • July 12, 2016 • 304 pages

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Kimmel and Ferber present essays that explore the multifaceted nature of social location and consider how various social markers interact to create nuanced layers of privilege and oppression.

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Doing Gender Diversity: Readings in Theory and Real-World Experience

Edited by Rebecca F. Plante and Lis M. Maurer

First Edition • August 1, 2009 • 576 pages

Print: $65.00 USD/$94.99 CAD

What is gender diversity? Doesn’t diversity often mean a focus on people who vary from typically gendered people, like intersex people and drag queens? What would it mean to talk about gender diversities? What does it mean to argue that all forms of gender, from the usual to the unusual,…

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Gender and Work in Today’s World: A Reader

Nancy Sacks; Catherine Marrone

First Edition • September 1, 2004 • 472 pages

Print: $57.00 USD/$47.50 CAD • Ebook: $36.99 USD/$42.99 CAD

Nancy Sacks and Catherine Marrone have collected the classic and current readings that reflect the changing realities of gender and work in modern society. Promoting gender equality through balanced analysis of the sexes, Gender and Work in Today’s World: A Reader explores the experiences of both men and women in…

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Dress Codes: Meanings and Messages in American Culture

Ruth Rubinstein

Second Edition • March 1, 2001 • 384 pages

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Rich with illustrations, this revised and updated second edition of Dress Codes systematically analyzes the meaning and relevance of clothing in American culture. Presented here is an up-to-date analysis of images of power and authority, gender, seduction (the sexy look, the alluring look, the glamorous look, the vulnerable look), wealth…

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Theorizing Feminism: Parallel Trends in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Anne C. Herrmann; Abigail J. Stewart

Second Edition • November 1, 2000 • 544 pages

Print: $60.00 USD/$59.99 CAD

In the past three decades, feminist scholars have produced an extraordinary rich body of theoretical writing in humanities and social science disciplines. This revised and updated second edition of Theorizing Feminism: Parallel Trends in the Humanities and Social Sciences, is a genuinely interdisciplinary anthology of significant contributions to feminist theory.…

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Race, Gender, and Discrimination at Work

Samuel Cohn

First Edition • December 1, 1999 • 208 pages

Print: $42.00 USD/$61.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

In Race, Gender, and Discrimination at Work Samuel Cohns provides a fascinating, unorthodox account of the causes of discrimination at work. The book is packed with statistics, yet witty; rigorous, yet light. Cohn introduces readers to the fundamental realities of race and gender barriers in the workplace, and he goes…

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Same Sex, Different Cultures: Exploring Gay and Lesbian Lives

Gilbert H Herdt

First Edition • April 24, 1998 • 224 pages

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Because homoerotic relations can be found in so many cultures, Gilbert Herdt argues that we should think of these relations as part of the human condition. This new cross-cultural study of gays, lesbians, and bisexuals around the world, Same Sex, Different Cultures provides a unique perspective on maturing and living…

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Faces of Feminism: An Activist's Reflections on the Women's Movement

Sheila Tobias

First Edition • February 13, 1998 • 352 pages

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As one of the main players in the second wave of feminism, Sheila Tobias returns to Kate Millet’s central tenet, sexual politics, and argues that it can still unite progressive men and women around a common set of goals. Providing a map of a complex terrain, Tobias details generations of…

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