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A companion to gender studies / edited by Philomena Essed, David Theo Goldberg, and Audrey Kobayashi.



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Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005.
  • Book
  • xi, 561 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Interdisciplinarity. Women's studies / Mary Maynard
  • Area studies / Ella Shohat
  • Postcolonial scholarship / Inderpal Grewal and Caren Kaplan
  • Queer studies / Judith Halberstam Re-positionings. Epistemologies / Laura Hyun Yi Kang
  • Genetic sex / Amde M'Charek
  • Lived body versus gender / Iris Marion Young
  • Masculinity / Toby Miller
  • Heterosexuality / Lorraine Nencel Jurisdictions. Nation / Lois A. West
  • Law / Katherine Franke
  • Policy / Carol Lee Bacchi
  • Domestic violence / Madelaine Adelman
  • Genocide and ethnic cleansing / Jennifer Hyndman
  • Crime
  • Tony Jefferson Nonconformity. Science and technology/ Sandra Harding
  • Prostitution and sex work studies/ Kamala Kempadoo
  • Global social movements / Nitza Berkovitch and Sara Helman
  • Arab women : beyond politics / Ratiba Hadj-Moussa Mobility. Development under globalization / Enakshi Dua
  • Migration and refugees / Cecilia Menj¡var Class and globalization / Abigail B. Bakan
  • Unions : resistance and mobilization / Linda Briskin
  • Corporate masculinity / Agneta H. Fischer and Annelies E.M. van Vianen Familiality. Family and Culture in Africa / Ifi Amadiume
  • The Caribbean family? / D. Alissa Trotz
  • Family and household in Latin America / Nina Laurie
  • Family in Europe / Joanna Regulska Physicality. Reproduction / Laura Shanner
  • Disability / Anita Silvers
  • Health / Lesley Doyal
  • Sport / Martha Saavedra Space. Environment and sustainable development / Irene Dankelman
  • Space and cultural meanings / Tovi Fenster
  • Architecture and planning / Mona Domos
  • Museums / Ellen Fernandez-Sacco Reflectivity. Ethics / Vikki Bell
  • Religion / Pamela Dickey Young
  • Discourse / Ruth Wodak
  • The violence of gender / Mieke Bal.
Publisher's Summary:
"A Companion to Gender Studies" presents a unified and comprehensive vision of its field, and its new directions. It is designed to demonstrate in action the rich interplay between gender and other markers of social position and (dis)privilege, such as race, class, ethnicity, and nationality. The book presents a unified and comprehensive vision of gender studies, and its new directions, injecting a much-needed infusion of new ideas into the field. It is organized thematically and written in a lucid and lively fashion, each chapter gives insightful consideration to the differing views on its topic, and also clarifies each contributor's own position. It features original contributions from an international panel of leading experts in the field, and is co-edited by the well-known and internationally respected David Theo Goldberg.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Essed, Philomena, 1955-
Goldberg, David Theo.
Kobayashi, Audrey Lynn, 1951-
Blackwell companions in cultural studies 8.

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