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  1. Sex/Gender

    Biology in a Social World

    By Anne Fausto-Sterling

    Series: The Routledge Series Integrating Science and Culture

    Sex/Gender presents a relatively new way to think about how biological difference can be produced over time in response to different environmental and social experiences. This book gives a clearly written explanation of the biological and cultural underpinnings of gender. Anne Fausto-Sterling...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Womanist Idea

    By Layli Maparyan

    Following on the heels of The Womanist Reader, The Womanist Idea offers a comprehensive, systematic analysis of womanism, including a detailed discussion of the womanist worldview (cosmology, ontology, epistemology, logic, axiology, and methodology) and its implications for activism. From a...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Gender-Class Equality in Political Economies

    By Lynn Prince Cooke

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    Gender-Class Equality in Political Economies offers an in-depth analysis of gender-class equality across six countries to reveal why gender-class equality in paid and unpaid work remains elusive, and what more policy might do to achieve better social and economic outcomes. This book is...

    Published February 27th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Sociologists Backstage

    Answers to 10 Questions About What They Do

    By Sarah Fenstermaker, Nikki Jones

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Published social science rarely gives real attention to the actual doing of research, making the process appear magical, or at least self-evident and simple. This book is intended to right the balance by illuminating the craft and the choices made as the research process unfolds for the sociologist...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age

    By Eve Shapiro

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social scripts, information and biomedical technologies, and embodied...

    Published February 8th 2010 by Routledge