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Women's Voices, Feminist Visions

Classic and Contemporary Readings (B&B Sociology)

By Susan M. Shaw, Janet Lee

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Format: Paperback, 784 pages, 6th Revised edition Edition
Other Information: black & white illustrations
Published In: United States, 01 April 2014
As a leading introductory women's and gender studies reader, Shaw and Lee's Women's Voices, Feminist Visions offers an excellent balance of classic, conceptual, and experiential selections including new contemporary readings. This student-friendly text provides short and accessible readings reflecting the diversity of women's experiences. With each new edition, the authors keep the framework essays and selections of readings fresh and interesting for students.

Table of Contents

Dedication Contents Preface About the Authors Chapter 1 Women's and Gender Studies: Perspectives and Practices Chapter 2 Systems of Privilege and Inequality Chapter 3 Learning Gender Chapter 4 Inscribing Gender on the Body Chapter 5 Media and Culture Chapter 6 Sex, Power, and Intimacy Chapter 7 Health and Reproductive Justice Chapter 8 Family Systems, Family Lives Chapter 9 Work Inside and Outside the Home Chapter 10 Resisting Gender Violence Chapter 11 State, Law, and Social Policy Chapter 12 Religion and Spirituality Chapter 13 Activism, Change, and Feminist Futures Credits Index

About the Author

Susan M. Shaw is Director of the Women Studies Program at Oregon State University. She received her Ph.D. from Southern Seminary in 1987 and taught Religious Studies for eight years before joining the Women Studies faculty at OSU in 1996. She has won numerous teaching awards, including the University Continuing Education Association's 2002 Meritorious Course Award for her web-based version of OSU's introductory women's studies course. She is the author of Storytelling in Religious Education.ation. Janet Lee is Professor of Women Studies at Oregon State University. She received her Ph.D. from Washington State University in 1985 and served as Director of OSU's Women Studies Program from 1991-2002. She recently received the OSU College of Liberal Arts Excellence Award that recognizes distinguished teaching, scholarship, and service. She is the author of Blood Stories: Menarche and the Politics of the Female Body in U.S. Society (with Jennifer Sasser-Coen) and Comrades and Partners: The Shared Lives of Grace Hutchins and Anna Rochester.

EAN: 9780078027000
ISBN: 0078027004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
Dimensions: 22.8 x 21.8 x 3 centimetres (1.18 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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