Thinking About Women

Author: Margaret L. Andersen
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134061719
Release Date: 2015-10-28
Genre:

REVEL™ for Thinking About Women: Sociological Perspectives on Sex and Gender examines how gender operates in every aspect of society. This title is interdisciplinary in its coverage, yet grounded in sociological theory. The opening chapters introduce readers to the underlying sociological framework and show how research on women, and women’s studies as a field, developed from the feminist movement. REVEL is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL offers an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Enlivening course content with media interactives and assessments, REVEL empowers educators to increase engagement with the course, and to better connect with students. NOTE: REVEL is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone REVEL access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL.

Thinking about Women

Author: Margaret L. Andersen
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 013406173X
Release Date: 2015-09-09
Genre: Social Science


Working in America

Author: Amy S Wharton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317248767
Release Date: 2015-11-17
Genre: Social Science

The Great Recession brought rising inequality and changing family economies. New technologies continued to move jobs overseas, including those held by middle-class information workers. The first new edition to capture these historic changes, this book is the leading text in the sociology of work and related research fields. Wharton s readings retain the classics but offer a new spectrum of articles accessible to undergraduate students that focus on the changes that will most affect their lives.New to the fourth edition"

Sociology

Author: Jan Abu-Shakrah
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 0495092975
Release Date: 2006-02
Genre: Social Science

By Jan Abu-Shakrah of Portland Community College. This student study tool contains brief chapter outlines, chapter focus sections, questions to guide your reading, a list of key terms and key people with page references to the text, detailed chapter outlines, "Writing about Society" exercises, practice tests consisting of 20-25 multiple choice questions, 10-15 true-false questions, 3-5 essay questions, 2-3 InfoTrac? exercises, and 2-3 Internet exercises. All multiple-choice and true-false questions include answer explanations and page references to the text.

Evolution s Rainbow

Author: Joan Roughgarden
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520240731
Release Date: 2004-05-17
Genre: Science

Challenges traditional views of gender identity and sexual orientation in animals and humans, explaining how diversity is developed from genes and hormones and why it should be celebrated and affirmed.

Full Frontal Feminism

Author: Jessica Valenti
Publisher: Seal Press
ISBN: 9781580055727
Release Date: 2014-07-01
Genre: Social Science

Now in its updated second edition, Full Frontal Feminism is a book that continues to embody the forward-looking messages that author Jessica Valenti propagated as founder of the popular website, Feministing.com. Full Frontal Feminism is a smart and relatable guide to the issues that matter to today’s young women. This edition includes a new foreword by Valenti, reflecting upon what’s happened in the seven years since Full Frontal Feminism was originally published. With new openers from Valenti in every chapter, the book covers a range of topics, including pop culture, health, reproductive rights, violence, education, relationships, and more. Chapters include: You’re a Hardcore Feminist. I Swear. Feminists Do It Better (and Other Sex Tips) Pop Culture Gone Wild The Blame (and Shame) Game If These Uterine Walls Could Talk Material World My Big Fat Unnecessary Wedding and Other Dating Diseases “Real” Women Have Babies I Promise I Won’t Say “Herstory” Boys Do Cry Beauty Cult Sex and the City Voters, My Ass A Quick Academic Aside Get to It Since its original publication, Full Frontal Feminism has reassured readers—yeah, you're feminists, and that's actually pretty cool.

Hungry for More

Author: Robyn McGee
Publisher: Seal Press
ISBN: 1580051499
Release Date: 2005-11-11
Genre: Health & Fitness

An analysis of the obesity epidemic in the African-American community draws on home wisdom and the author's experience of losing her sister after gastric bypass surgery, exploring the historical and cultural roots of obesity among black women while sharing practical guidelines on weight loss and living a balanced lifestyle. Reprint.

Introduction to Gender

Author: Jennifer Marchbank
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317752929
Release Date: 2014-06-30
Genre: Social Science

Thoroughly updated in this second edition, Introduction to Gender offers an interdisciplinary approach to the main themes and debates in gender studies. This comprehensive and contemporary text explores the idea of gender from the perspectives of history, sociology, social policy, anthropology, psychology, politics, pedagogy and geography and considers issues such as health and illness, work, family, crime and violence, and culture and media. Throughout the text, studies on masculinity are highlighted alongside essential feminist work, producing an integrated investigation of the field. Key features: A thematic structure provides a clear exploration of each debate without losing sight of the interconnections between disciplines. World in focus boxes and international case studies offer a broad global perspective on gender studies. In-text features and student exercises, including Controversy, A critical look and Stop and think boxes, allow the reader to engage in the debates and revise the material covered. Hotlinks throughout the text make connections between chapters, allowing the reader to follow the path of particular issues and debates between topics and disciplines. New to the second edition: A new chapter explores gender through the discipline of philosophy. A new section on international relations brings this relevant topic into focus. Current discussion on the language of gender across Europe is brought in to Chapter 1. A focus on Europe and Scandinavia as well as the UK gives the text a broader scope. Examples are updated throughout to ensure the text is cutting-edge and relevant. Introduction to Gender, second edition is highly relevant to today’s students across the social sciences and is an essential introduction for students of sociology, women’s studies and men’s studies.

Gender Outlaw

Author: Kate Bornstein
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136603730
Release Date: 2013-04-15
Genre: Social Science

Gender Outlaw is the work of a woman who has been through some changes--a former heterosexual male, a one-time Scientologist and IBM salesperson, now a lesbian woman writer and actress who makes regular rounds on the TV (so to speak) talk shows. In her book, Bornstein covers the "mechanics" of her surgery, everything you've always wanted to know about gender (but were too confused to ask) addresses the place and politics of the transgendered and intterogates the questions of those who give the subject little thought, creating questions of her own.

Race Class and Gender

Author: Margaret L. Andersen
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 1111830940
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Science

Featuring an accessible and diverse collection of more than 60 writings by a variety of scholars, RACE, CLASS, & GENDER demonstrates how the complex intersection of people's race, class, and gender (and also sexuality) shapes their experiences, and who they become as individuals. Each reading addresses a timely--and often controversial--topic, such as the sub-prime mortgage crisis, health care inequality, undocumented students, and social media, thus giving readers a multidimensional perspective on a number of social issues. To provide an analytical framework for the articles, co-editors Andersen and Hill Collins begin each section with an in-depth introduction.

The Shriver Report

Author: Maria Shriver
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781137279743
Release Date: 2014-03-11
Genre: Social Science

Presents an in-depth look at American women and families around transformational moments in history, with new data and commentary on the current status of women in America.

Race Class and Gender in the United States

Author: Paula S. Rothenberg
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0716761483
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Social Science

Race, Class, and Gender in the United States: An Integrated Study presents students with a compelling, clear study of issues of race, gender, and sexuality within the context of class. Rothenberg deftly and consistently helps students analyze each phenomena, as well as the relationships among them, thereby deepening their understanding of each issue surrounding race and ethnicity.

In Her Own Image

Author: Elaine Hedges
Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY
ISBN: 0912670622
Release Date: 1980
Genre: Art

An anthology of visual and literary works by and about women artists and authors.