Handbook of the Sociology of Gender

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ISBN-13:
9783319763323
Einband:
Book
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.06.2018
Seiten:
559
Autor:
Barbara J. Risman
Gewicht:
1245 g
Format:
262x189x32 mm
Serie:
Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Comprehensive in its coverage of theory and research applications
Part I. Theoretical and Epistemological Context.- Chapter 1. Introduction: New Developments in Gender Research: Multidimensional Frameworks, Intersectionality, and Thinking Beyond the Binary; William J. Scarborough.- Chapter 2. Gender as a Social Structure; Barbara J. Risman.- Chapter 3. Feminist Epistemology, Feminist Methodology, and the Study of Gender; Joey Sprague.- Chapter 4. Gender Theory As Southern Theory; Pallavi Banerjee and Raewyn Connell.- Chapter 5. Intersectionality and Gender Theory; Zandria F. Robinson.- Part II. The Individual Level of Analysis in the Gender Structure.- Chapter 6. Becoming Gendered; Heidi M. Gansen and Karin A. Martin.- Chapter 7. Gendered Embodiment; Katherine Mason.- Chapter 8. Does Biology Limit Equality?; Shannon N. Davis and Alysia Blake.- Chapter 9. Gender Identities; Natalie N. Castañeda and Carla A. Pfeffer.- Chapter 10. Mental Health: An Intersectional Approach; Verna M. Keith and Diane R. Brown.- Chapter 11. Multiple Masculinities; James W. Messerschmidt.- Part III. The Interactional Level of Analysis.- Chapter 12. Framing Gender; Susan R. Fisk and Cecilia L. Ridgeway.- Chapter 13. Interactional Accountability; Jocelyn A. Hollander.- Chapter 14. Racializing Gendered Interactions; Koji Chavez and Adia Harvey Wingfield.- Chapter 15. Gendered Interactions in School; Kristen Myers.- Part IV. The Macro Level of Analysis.- Chapter 16. Gendered Ideologies; Anna Chatillon, Maria Charles and Karen Bradley.- Chapter 17. Gender and Welfare States; Marie Laperrière and Ann Shola Orloff.- Chapter 18. Gender and Education; Anne McDaniel and Erica Phillips.- Chapter 19. Gender Inequality and Workplace Organizations: Understanding Reproduction and Change; Alexandra Kalev and Gal Deutsch.- Part V. Sexualities and the Body.- Chapter 20. Surgically Shaping Sex: A Gender Structure Analysis of the Violation of Intersex People's Human Rights; Georgiann Davis and Maddie Jo Evans.- Chapter 21. The Sexuality of Gender; Virginia E. Rutter and Braxton Jones.- Chapter 22. Gender and Sexuality in High School; C.J. Pascoe and Andrea P. Herrera.- Chapter 23. Gender and Hooking Up; Arielle Kuperberg and Rachel Allison.- Chapter 24. Gender and Sexuality in Aging; Pepper Schwartz and Nicholas Velotta.- Part VI. Families and Intimate Relationships.- Chapter 25. Gender Inequality in Families; Michele Adams.- Chapter 26. Gender (Non)Conformity in Families; Katie L. Acosta and Veronica B. Salcedo.- Chapter 27. The Gendered Division of Household Labor; Oriel Sullivan.- Chapter 28. Parenting and Gender; Emily W. Kane.- Chapter 29. Gender, Families, and Social Policy; Jennifer Randles.- Chapter 30. Gender and Emotion Management; Carissa Froyum.- Part VII. Gendered Contexts in Social Institutions.- Chapter 31. Contemporary Approaches to Gender and Religion; Jennifer McMorris and Jennifer Glass.- Chapter 32. Gender, Race, and Crime: The Evolution of a Feminist Research Agenda; Kenly Brown and Nikki Jones.- Chapter 33. Sociology of Gender and Sport; Cheryl Cooky.- Chapter 34. Caring as Work: Research and Theory; Amy Armenia.- Chapter 35. Scientific and Medical Careers: Gender and Diversity; Laura E. Hirshfield and Emilie Glass.- Chapter 36. Women on the Move: Stalled Gender Revolution in Global Migration; Carolyn Choi, Maria Cecilia Hwang and Rhacel Salazar Parreñas.- Part VIII. Feminists Changing the Gender Structure.- Chapter 37. Combating Gender Bias in Modern Workplaces. Alison T. Wynn and Shelley J. Correll.- Chapter 38. Gender and Human Rights; Bandana Purkayastha.- Chapter 39. Gender in Movements; Jo Reger.- Chapter 40. Feminists Reshaping Gender; Alison Dahl Crossley and Laura K. Nelson.
This handbook provides a comprehensive view of the field of the sociology of gender. It presents the most important theories about gender and methods used to study gender, as well as extensive coverage of the latest research on gender in the most important areas of social life, including gendered bodies, sexuality, carework, paid labor, social movements, incarceration, migration, gendered violence, and others. Building from previous publications this handbook includes a vast array of chapters from leading researchers in the sociological study of gender. It synthesizes the diverse field of gender scholarship into a cohesive theoretical framework, gender structure theory, in order to position the specific contributions of each author/chapter as part of a complex and multidimensional gender structure. Through this organization of the handbook, readers do not only gain tremendous insight from each chapter, but they also attain a broader understanding of the way multiple gendered processes are interrelated and mutually constitutive. While the specific focus of the handbook is on gender, the chapters included in the volume also give significant attention to the interrelation of race, class, and other systems of stratification as they intersect and implicate gendered processes.