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The gendered society [electronic resource] / Michael S. Kimmel.

By: Kimmel, Michael S.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (xii, 315 p.).ISBN: 1429403837 (electronic bk.); 9781429403832 (electronic bk.); 1280530294; 9781280530296.Subject(s): Sex role | Sex differences (Psychology) | Gender identity | Sex discrimination | Equality | R�ole selon le sexe | Diff�erences entre sexes (Psychologie) | Identit�e sexuelle | Discrimination sexuelle | �Egalit�e (Sociologie) | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender Studies | Sekseverschillen | SekserolGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gendered society.DDC classification: 305.3 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Ordained by nature: biology constructs the sexes -- Spanning the world: cross-cultural constructions of gender -- "So, that explains it": psychological perspectives on gender development -- Inequality and difference: the social construction of gender relations -- The gendered family -- The gendered classroom -- The gendered workplace -- Gendered intimacies: friendship and love -- Gendered sexualities -- The gender of violence.
Summary: This text provides an overview of thinking about gender in the social and behavioural sciences at the end of the millennium.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-301) and index.

Ordained by nature: biology constructs the sexes -- Spanning the world: cross-cultural constructions of gender -- "So, that explains it": psychological perspectives on gender development -- Inequality and difference: the social construction of gender relations -- The gendered family -- The gendered classroom -- The gendered workplace -- Gendered intimacies: friendship and love -- Gendered sexualities -- The gender of violence.

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This text provides an overview of thinking about gender in the social and behavioural sciences at the end of the millennium.

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