Reconstructing Gender: A Multicultural Anthology

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Mayfield Publishing Company, 2000 - Femininity - 591 pages
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This anthology of provocative readings forces the reader to face the complexity of gender and its varied relationships to power. Themes include: social contexts of gender; gender socialization; embodiment; communication; sexuality; families; education; and paid work and unemployment.

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General Introduction
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SOCIAL CONTEXTS OF GENDER
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Not for Sale
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Estelle Disch is professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts Boston where she has been active in curricular transformation, general education reform, and faculty development. She has written extensively on pedagogical issues in diverse classrooms. Her research focuses on the effects of sexual abuse by professionals and on assessing learning in university courses. She has served as a consultant and trainer related to creating more open and accepting campus climates and has run many workshops for professionals related to maintaining appropriate professional boundaries.

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