Gender: An Ethnomethodological Approach

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University of Chicago Press, 1978 - Social Science - 233 pages
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Kessler and McKenna convincingly argue that gender is not a reflection of biological reality but rather a social construct that varies across cultures. Valuable for its insights into gender, its extensive treatment of transsexualism, and its ethnomethodological approach, Gender reviews and critiques data from biology, anthropology, sociology, and psychology.
 

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Suzanne J. Kessler is professor of psychology at the State University of New York, Purchase. Wendy McKenna is an adjunct associate professor of psychology at Barnard College.


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