What is gender? : sociological aproaches / Mary Holmes.

By: Holmes, Mary
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Los Angeles ; London : SAGE, c2007Description: 208 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780761947127 (hbk.); 0761947124 (hbk.); 0761947132 (pbk.); 9780761947134 (pbk.)Subject(s): Gender identity | Sex differences | Sex roleDDC classification: 305.3 LOC classification: HQ1075 | .H65 2007Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only | Table of contents | WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
Introduction to the sociology of gender -- How different are women and men? -- Is gender something that we do? -- How can gender best be explained? -- Is gender about bodies? -- What are the politics of gender? -- How is gender intertwined with class? -- How is gender intertwined with "race"? -- So what is gender? Table of contents
Summary: Mary Holmes begins by questioning simplistic biological conceptions of gender and goes on to evaluate different theoretical frameworks for explaining gender, as well as political approaches to gender issues.
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Holmes, Mary, 1965-
What is gender?
Los Angeles ; London : SAGE, 2007
(DLC) 2006939135
(OCoLC)84997197

Includes bibliographical references ([183]-201) and index.

Introduction to the sociology of gender --
How different are women and men? --
Is gender something that we do? --
How can gender best be explained? --
Is gender about bodies? --
What are the politics of gender? --
How is gender intertwined with class? --
How is gender intertwined with "race"? --
So what is gender? Table of contents

Mary Holmes begins by questioning simplistic biological conceptions of gender and goes on to evaluate different theoretical frameworks for explaining gender, as well as political approaches to gender issues.

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