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Fifty key concepts in gender studies [electronic resource] / Jane Pilcher and Imelda Whelehan.

By: Pilcher, Jane.
Contributor(s): Whelehan, Imelda, 1960-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: SAGE key concepts: Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xv, 193 p.).ISBN: 9781849724241; 1849724245; 9781412932073 (electronic bk.); 1412932076 (electronic bk.); 9780761970354; 0761970355; 9780761970361 (pbk.); 0761970363 (pbk.).Other title: 50 key concepts in gender studies.Subject(s): Women's studies | Sex role -- Study and teaching | �Etudes sur les femmes | R�ole selon le sexe -- �Etude et enseignement | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Feminism & Feminist Theory | Vrouwenstudies | SekseverschillenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Fifty key concepts in gender studies.DDC classification: 305.42 Other classification: 02.60 | MS 2850 | MS 3200 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Androcentrism -- Backlash -- Body -- Citizenship -- Class -- Consciousness raising -- Cyborg -- Dichotomy -- Difference -- Domestic division of labour -- Double standard -- Equality -- Essentialism -- The family -- Feminisms -- First wave feminism -- Gender -- Gendered -- Gender order -- Gender segregation -- Heterosexism -- Identity politics/the politics of identity -- Ideology -- Lesbian continuum -- Masculinity/masculinities -- Men's movements/men's studies -- The other -- Patriarchy -- Pornography -- Post-colonial theory -- Post-feminism -- Postmodernism -- Post-structuralism --Power -- Psychoanalytical feminism -- Public/private -- Queer theory -- Race/ethnicity -- Representation -- Reproductive technologies -- Second wave feminism -- Separatism -- Sexual contract -- Sexuality -- Socialisation -- Standpoint -- Stereotype -- Third wave feminism -- Violence -- Women's studies.
Summary: Offers 1,500 word expositions of 50 topics central to the field. Each of the 50 key concepts begins with a concise definition, includes illustrations of how the concept has been applied within the field, offers examples which allow a critical re-evaluation of the concept, is cross-referenced with the other key concepts, and makes further reading suggestions.
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Offers 1,500 word expositions of 50 topics central to the field. Each of the 50 key concepts begins with a concise definition, includes illustrations of how the concept has been applied within the field, offers examples which allow a critical re-evaluation of the concept, is cross-referenced with the other key concepts, and makes further reading suggestions.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 180-193).

Androcentrism -- Backlash -- Body -- Citizenship -- Class -- Consciousness raising -- Cyborg -- Dichotomy -- Difference -- Domestic division of labour -- Double standard -- Equality -- Essentialism -- The family -- Feminisms -- First wave feminism -- Gender -- Gendered -- Gender order -- Gender segregation -- Heterosexism -- Identity politics/the politics of identity -- Ideology -- Lesbian continuum -- Masculinity/masculinities -- Men's movements/men's studies -- The other -- Patriarchy -- Pornography -- Post-colonial theory -- Post-feminism -- Postmodernism -- Post-structuralism --Power -- Psychoanalytical feminism -- Public/private -- Queer theory -- Race/ethnicity -- Representation -- Reproductive technologies -- Second wave feminism -- Separatism -- Sexual contract -- Sexuality -- Socialisation -- Standpoint -- Stereotype -- Third wave feminism -- Violence -- Women's studies.

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