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Women's Studies By Stevi Jackson

Women's Studies by Stevi Jackson

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Women's Studies Summary

Women's Studies: Essential Readings by Stevi Jackson

Women's Studies: Essential Readings provides a wide range of readers with an entirely comprehensive selection of ever 140 readings on women's studies, representing the entire diversity of current feminist thinking. The book is a divided into fourteen sections that reflect primary topics within women's studies, covering theory and perspectives, including: feminist social theory; psychological and psychoanalytic theory; cross-cultural perspectives and historical perspectives, as well as themes such as: education and work; marriage and motherhood; sexuality; the law; crime and deviance; politics and the state; science, medicine and reproductive technology; language and gender; feminist literary criticism; and the media tool Features: Introductions to each section provide an overview of the main issues and debates. Commentaries on each extract locate the work of individual authors within wider debates and identify the perspective from which they are writing. Each section contains a guide to further reading.

Women's Studies Reviews

"...No mere collection, but a wonderful synthesis of some of the best and most representative works of modern feminist scholarship, reflecting the richness and diversity of contemporary women's studies. It provides an informative and empowering perspective on feminist scholarly achievements of the last decades." -Dale Spender,founding member of WITS (Women, Information, Technology, and Scholarship), author of more than 30 books, including Feminist Theorists: Three Centuries of Key Women Thinkers and For The Record: the Making and Meaning of Feminist Knowledge "A stimulating introduction to women's studies and a really useful teaching tool." -Mary Ellen Brown,Television and Women's Culture

About Stevi Jackson

Stevi Jackson is Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Women's Studies at the University of Strathclyde.

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GOR006556609
Women's Studies: Essential Readings by Stevi Jackson
Used - Well Read
Paperback
New York University Press
1993-05-01
525
0814742157
9780814742150
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