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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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21-29 of 29 results in Perspectives on Gender
  1. Rock-a-by Baby

    Feminism, Self-Help and Postpartum Depression

    By Verta Taylor

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    Although self-help has been an integral strategy of the women's movement, the burgeoning self-help publishing industry and growing popularity of talk shows encouraging personal confession have provoked vicious attacks on self-help from many feminists. Rock-a-By Baby examines the postpartum...

    Published August 1st 1996 by Routledge

  2. Integrative Feminisms

    Building Global Visions, 1960s-1990s

    By Angela Miles

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    Integrative Feminisms presents a unique discussion of feminist radicalism in North America in the context of feminism's global development since the 1960s. Across divergent agendas, Angela Miles illuminates the transformative power common to apparently diverse radical, eco-, Black, socialist,...

    Published November 26th 1995 by Routledge

  3. For Richer, For Poorer

    Mothers Confront Divorce

    By Demie Kurz

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    For Richer, For Poorer provides a new perspective on the impact of divorce on women. Based on interviews with a random sample of divorced mothers, this book identifies their real concerns: inadequate resources from their ex-husbands and the state, and unequal social policies. Presenting accounts of...

    Published August 21st 1995 by Routledge

  4. Mothering

    Ideology, Experience, and Agency

    Edited by Evelyn Nakano Glenn, Grace Chang, Linda Rennie Forcey

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 16th 1993 by Routledge

  5. Gender Consciousness and Politics

    By Sue Tolleson Rinehart

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    This book examines the emergence of gender consciousness among women as a significant force in American politics. The author bases her argument on an in-depth empirical analysis of data derived from the U.S. biennial National Election studies of 1974 to 1984, the year of the emergence of the...

    Published October 21st 1992 by Routledge

  6. Black Women and White Women in the Professions

    Occupational Segregation by Race and Gender, 1960-1980

    By Natalie J. Sokoloff

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 15th 1992 by Routledge

  7. Feminism and the Women's Movement

    Dynamics of Change in Social Movement Ideology and Activism

    By Barbara Ryan

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    In Feminism and the Women's Movement, Barbara Ryan integrates a broad historical view with an analytical framework drawn from the theory of social movements. Relying on participation and observation of diverse groups involved in the woman's movement, interviews with long-term activists, and...

    Published August 19th 1992 by Routledge

  8. Maid in the U.S.A.

    By Mary Romero

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    Studies of household labor have largely neglected the employment of domestic workers nor have they sufficiently addressed the issue of unpaid housework. Focusing on both paid and unpaid domestic work, Maid in the USA expands the theoretical understanding of reproductive labor to explain the...

    Published August 13th 1992 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Sexual Violence

    A Study of Convicted Rapists

    By Diana Scully

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    Understanding Sexual Violence examines the structural supports for rape in sexually violent cultures and dispels a number of myths about sexual violence--for example, that childhood abuse, alcohol, and drugs are direct causes of rape....

    Published September 14th 1990 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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