Thinking about Women: Sociological Perspectives on Sex and Gender

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Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, 2006 - Social Science - 464 pages
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"Thinking About Women: Sociological Perspectives on Sex and Gender" 7th edition, provides a comprehensive review of feminist scholarship in the social sciences, showing how gender operates in every aspect of society, and how the experiences of both men and women are created through social institutions. The seventh edition introduces new discussions on numerous topics including gay marriage, welfare reform, women and the military, interracial dating and friendship, affirmative action, transgender identities, disability, and the global AIDS epidemic.

About the Author:

Margaret Andersen is the former editor of "Gender & Society," the recipient of the Sociologists for Women in Society Feminist Lecturer Award, and a leading scholar and teacher.

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Introduction
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Gender Culture and
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The Social Construction of Knowledge
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