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Analyzing Gender
A Handbook of Social Science Research

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© 1987 | 584 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Analyzing Gender is a major synthesis of current social sciences research on gender issues. This tightly edited collection of articles consolidates the current state of knowledge about the role of women in society.

From a variety of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives, the contributors outline research findings relating to the issues facing women in contemporary society. Analyzing Gender will be an essential sourcebook for research on gender, sex roles and women's studies.

Myra Marx Ferree and Beth B Hess
Introduction
 
PART ONE: GENDER AND IDEOLOGY
Christine Ward Gailey
Evolutionary Perspectives on Gender Hierarchy
Janet Sayers
Science, Sexual Difference, and Feminism
Kay Deaux and Mary E Kite
Thinking About Gender
 
PART TWO: SOCIAL CONTROL OF FEMALE SEXUALITY
Beth E Schneider and Meredith Gould
Female Sexuality
Looking Back Into the Future  
Barbara Katz Rothman
Reproduction
Carole J Sheffield
Sexual Terrrorism
The Social Control of Women  
Muriel G Cantor
Popular Culture and the Portrayal of Women
Content and Control  
 
PART THREE: GENDER STRATIFICATION
Susan Tiano
Gender, Work, and World Capitalism
Third World Women's Role in Development  
Penelope Ciancanelli and Bettina Berch
Gender and the GNP
Christine E Bose
Dual Spheres
Paula England and Lori McCreary
Gender Inequality in Paid Employment
 
PART FOUR: GENDERED WORLDS
Myra Marx Ferree
She Works Hard for a Living
Gender and Class on the Job  
Evelyn Nakano Glenn
Reconstructing the Family
Helena Z Lopata
Contemporary Family Roles in Life Course Perspective
Sheila Briggs
Women and Religion
Mary K Zimmerman
The Women's Health Movement
A Critique of Medical Enterprise and the Position of Women  
 
PART FIVE: GENDER AND THE STATE
Ava Baron
Feminist Legal Strategies
The Powers of Difference  
Irene Diamond and Martha Ackelsberg
Gender and Political Life
New Directions in Political Science  
Cynthia H Enloe
Feminist Thinking About War, Militarism, and Peace

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ISBN: 9780803927193
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