Thinking about Women: Sociological Perspectives on Sex and Gender
* Contains a new section on language, gender, and popular culture (Ch. 3). * Includes new material on sexuality, including bisexuality and transgendered identities (Ch. 4). * Updates the discussion of sex, gender, and sexuality as central concepts (Ch. 2). * Provides a clearer discussion of the relationship between biology and culture (Ch. 2). * Incorporates new information on welfare reform, teen pregnancy, and poverty among women (Ch. 5). * Emphasizes more fully the influence of postmodernism and the social construction of gender (Ch. 13). * Features new suggested readings, but retains the classics. * Integrates updated research throughout, including new graphics. * Maintains a strong and integrated focus on race, class, and gender throughout. * Includes the most current scholarship on gender. * Retains its clear and lively writing style, written specifically for an undergraduate audience. * Provides Discussion Questions/Projects for Thought at the end of each chapter.
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TERRIBLE! this was used for an intro to Women's Studies class I took. thankfully, I already loved WS, b/c this book would make me run away from it. Read full review
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