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Perspectives on Gender

Series Editor: Myra Marx Ferree

Perspectives on Gender represents the very best feminist scholarship on gender in the social sciences. The books in the series advance the understanding of how inclusive of difference our perspectives need to be to capture what gender means and emphasize the important role of social change in and for gender relations.

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  1. Regulating Sex

    The Politics of Intimacy and Identity

    Edited by Elizabeth Bernstein, Laurie Schaffner

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    Regulating Sex is an anthology that presents debates over the role of the state in constructing and controlling erotic practice, intimacy, and identity. The purpose of this edited volume is to address sexual dilemmas in law and the state in substantive areas such as same-sex domestic partnerships,...

    Published November 16th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Stepping Out of Line

    Becoming and Being a Feminist

    By Cheryl Hercus

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    What does it mean to be a feminist today? Why do some women become feminists and others do not? At a time when 'feminist' is a label that many young women shun, Stepping Out of Line offers an insightful account of the struggle of becoming and being a feminist. Cheryl Hercus offers a compelling new...

    Published October 31st 2004 by Routledge

  3. Home-Grown Hate

    Gender and Organized Racism

    Edited by Abby L. Ferber

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    The top names in the field come together in this collection with original essays that explore the link between gender and racism in a variety of racial and white supremacy organizations, including white separatists, the Christian right, the militia/patriot movements, skinheads, and more....

    Published November 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  4. Black Feminist Thought

    Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment

    By Patricia Hill Collins

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    In spite of the double burden of racial and gender discrimination, African-American women have developed a rich intellectual tradition that is not widely known. In Black Feminist Thought, Patricia Hill Collins explores the words and ideas of Black feminist intellectuals as well as those...

    Published May 31st 2002 by Routledge

  5. Maid in the USA

    10th Anniversary Edition

    By Mary Romero

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    This is a classic work in the fields of Women's Studies and Sociology. On its 10th Anniversary, it is still a vital and moving study of the lives of immigrant domestic workers, and is constantly cited in the research. Romero's new introduction will offer a fresh look at the material, including more...

    Published May 30th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Complex Inequality

    Gender, Class and Race in the New Economy

    By Leslie McCall

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 28th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Black Feminist Thought

    Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment, 2nd Edition

    By Patricia Hill Collins, Patricia Hill Collins

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    In spite of the double burden of racial and gender discrimination, African-American women have developed a rich intellectual tradition that is not widely known. In Black Feminist Thought, Patricia Hill Collins explores the words and ideas of Black feminist intellectuals as well as those...

    Published December 6th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Grassroots Warriors

    Activist Mothering, Community Work, and the War on Poverty

    By Nancy A. Naples

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  9. Community Activism and Feminist Politics

    Organizing Across Race, Class, and Gender

    Edited by Nancy Naples

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    This collection demonstrates the diversity of women's struggles against problems such as racism, violence, homophobia, focusing on the complex ways that gender, culture, race-ethnicity and class shape women's political consciousness in the US....

    Published November 19th 1997 by Routledge

  10. School-smart and Mother-wise

    Working-Class Women's Identity and Schooling

    By Wendy Luttrell

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    School-smart and Mother-wise illustrates how and why American education disadvantages working-class women when they are children and adults. In it we hear working-class women--black and white, rural and urban, southern and northern--recount their childhood experiences, describing the circumstances...

    Published May 20th 1997 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Reproduction and Society: Interdisciplinary Readings
    Edited by Carole Joffe, Jennifer Reich
    To Be Published September 15th 2014

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