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Encyclopedia of Gender and Society

by Jodi O'Brien SAGE Publications, Inc
Pub Date:
11/2008
ISBN:
9781412909167
Format:
Hbk 1032 pages
Price:
AU$501.00 NZ$520.87
Product Status: Title is Print on Demand - May take 4 weeks
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A comprehensive two-volume encyclopedia covering the major theories, research, people, and issues in contemporary gender studies. The work will be distinguished by a cross-national/cross-cultural perspective providing comparative analyses of life experiences of men and women around the world.
"....The editor, advisory team, and contributors are to be credited for tackling a project of such immense scope.... O'Brien's commitment to the possibility of a more-informed discourse on the highly complex and nuanced topic of gender and society promises to benefit a broad readership.... Highly recommended for academic libraries of all sizes and for large public libraries."-BOOKLIST (starred review)
Jodi O`Brien (Ph.D., University of Washington) isProfessor of Sociology at Seattle University. She teaches courses in social psychology, sexuality, inequality, and classical and contemporary theory. She writes and lectures on the cultural politics of transgressive identities and communities. Her other books include Everyday Inequalities (Basil Blackwell), Social Prisms: Reflections on Everyday Myths and Paradoxes (Pine Forge Press), and The Production of Reality: Essays and Readings on Social Interaction, Fourth Edition (Pine Forge Press).