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Connell, Raewyn W.

Gender: In World Perspective

Connell, Raewyn W. - Gender: In World Perspective, ebook

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How can we understand gender in the contemporary world? What psychological differences now exist between women and men? How are masculinities and femininities made? And what is the relationship between gender issues and globalizing concerns such as environmental change and economic restructuring?

Raewyn Connell, one of the world's leading scholars in the field, is here joined by Rebecca Pearse as they answer these questions and more. Their book provides a readable introduction to modern gender studies, covering empirical research from all parts of the world in addition to theory and politics. As well as introducing the field, Gender provides a powerful contemporary framework for gender analysis with a strong and distinctive global awareness. Highlighting the multi-dimensional character of gender relations, the authors show how to link personal life with large-scale organizational structures and how gender politics changes its form in changing situations.

The third edition of this influential and accessible book includes a whole new chapter on ecofeminism, environmental justice and sustainability. It also brings the review of research up to date throughout and explains new debates and emerging gender theories.

Gender is engaged scholarship that moves from personal experience to global problems and offers a unique perspective on gender issues today.

Keywords: Gender Studies, women's studies, inequality, gender roles, sexuality, masculinity, feminism, masculinities, gender studies

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
3
Series
Polity Short Introductions
Page amount
192 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9780745687322
Printed ISBN
9780745680729

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