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Gender roles: a sociological perspective

By: Lindsey, Linda L.
Publisher: Delhi PHI Learning 2011Edition: 5th ed.Description: xvi, 510 p.ISBN: 9788120343627.Subject(s): Sex role | Sex role - United StatesDDC classification: 305.3 Summary: "This text provides a balanced, non-polarized view of controversial issues that dispel gender myths and demonstrates how material can be meaningfully applied to a student's personal life. Focusing on the most recent research and theory-both in the U.S. and globally - Gender Roles provides an in-depth, survey and analysis of modern gender roles and issues from a sociological perspective while also integrating insights and research from other disciplines like biology, psychology, anthropology and history."
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Table of Contents:


Ch. 1. The sociology of gender : theoretical perspectives and feminist frameworks

Ch. 2. Gender development : biology, sexuality, and health

Ch. 3. Gender development : the socialization process

Ch. 4. Gendered language and socialization

Ch. 5. Western history and the construction of gender roles

Ch. 6. Global perspectives on gender

Ch. 7. Gendered love, marriage, and emerging lifestyles

Ch. 8. Gender and family relations

Ch. 9. Men and masculinity

Ch. 10. Gender, work, and the workplace

Ch. 11. Education and gender role change

Ch. 12. Religion and patriarchy

Ch. 13. Media

Ch. 14. Power, politics, and the law


"This text provides a balanced, non-polarized view of controversial issues that dispel gender myths and demonstrates how material can be meaningfully applied to a student's personal life. Focusing on the most recent research and theory-both in the U.S. and globally - Gender Roles provides an in-depth, survey and analysis of modern gender roles and issues from a sociological perspective while also integrating insights and research from other disciplines like biology, psychology, anthropology and history."

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