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Judy Root Aulette, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Judith Wittner, Loyola University Chicago.

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Main Author: Aulette, Judy Root.
Other Names: Wittner, Judith G.
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Edition: Third edition.
Topics: Sex role. | Women - Social conditions. | Feminist theory. | Genus (socialt kön) | Feministisk teori. | Genusforskning. | Kvinnor. | Sociala förhållanden.
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Physical Description: xxv, 564 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780199335619
Summary: The authors use the sociological imagination to explore gender relations throughout the world. They look at how concrete forms of gender, race, class, and sexual inequality operate transnationally; examine the impact of globalization on local and everyday life experiences; and identify how local actors re-imagine social possibilities, resist injustice, and work toward change. Integrating theory with empirical studies that are of particular interest to college students including research on violence, sports, and sexuality the authors make gender concepts genuinely interesting and accessible. They also demonstrate how students can think critically about gender, both within and beyond the classroom.

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