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Anthology Critique Nonfiction Social Sciences

Introducing Gender and Women’s Studies – Fifth Edition

By Diane Richardson, Sally Hines, Nickie Charles, Gayle Letherby, Manuela Lavinas Picq & Momin Rahman, Nisha Kapoor, Victoria Robinson, Kath Woodward, Liz Kelly, Maggie O'Neill & Alison Jobe, Ruth Holliday, Stevi Jackson, Susan Buckingham, Carolyn Jackson, and Zoe Irving, 2020

At a time where, after decades of progress in gender and sexual rights, people in many parts of the world are facing new forms of resistance and opposition to gender equality, this timely publication confirms the continuing importance and relevance of gender and women’s studies.The fifth edition of this best-selling textbook provides a comprehensive overview of key issues and debates in gender and feminist theory. With fully revised chapters written by specialists across a range of core topics including sexuality, race, bodies, family, masculinity, methodologies and migration, this clearly written but rigorous collection examines contemporary debates and provides helpful examples and questions to consider. Furthermore, it continues to reflect the shift from women’s studies to gender studies, incorporating coverage of masculinity throughout, as well as discussing live debates such as around global activism, transgender rights and the environment. It continues to be an indispensable resource for students, academics and anyone interested in this lively field. Includes different authors: 1. Conceptualising Gender: Diane Richardson 2. Feminist and Gender Theories: Sally Hines 3. Gender, Politics and Activism: Nickie Charles 4. Gender Sensitive Method/ologies: Gayle Letherby 5. Gender and Sexuality: Manuela Lavinas Picq and Momin Rahman 6. Gender and Race: Nisha Kapoor 7. Men, Masculinity Studies and Feminism: Victoria Robinson 8. Gendered Bodies-Sexed Lives: Kath Woodward 9. Violence Against Women: Liz Kelly 10. Gender and Migration: Maggie O’Neill and Alison Jobe 11. Gender, Popular Culture and the Media: Ruth Holliday 12. Families, Domesticity and Intimacy-Changing Relationships in Changing Times: Stevi Jackson 13. Gender and Environment: Susan Buckingham 14. Gender and Education: Carolyn Jackson 15. Gender, Work and Employment: Zoe Irving.

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