Companion to Gender Studies by Philomena Essed
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Companion to Gender Studies
By Philomena Essed

A Companion to Gender Studies


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Companion to Gender Studies by Philomena Essed

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A Companion to Gender Studies presents a unified and comprehensive vision of its field, and its new directions. It is designed to demonstrate in action the rich interplay between gender and other markers of social position and (dis)privilege, such as race, class, ethnicity, and nationality. Presents a unified and comprehensive vision of gender studies, and its new directions, injecting a much-needed infusion of new ideas into the field; Organized thematically and written in a lucid and lively fashion, each chapter gives insightful consideration to the differing views on its topic, and also clarifies each contributor's own position; Features original contributions from an international panel of leading experts in the field, and is co-edited by the well-known and internationally respected David Theo Goldberg.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405188081
ISBN-10: 1405188081
Format: Paperback
(245mm x 172mm x 42mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Philomena Essed

Companion to Gender Studies by Philomena Essed Companion to Gender Studies, Hardback (August 2004)

A Companion to Gender Studies presents a unified and comprehensive vision of its field, and its new directions. It is designed to demonstrate in action the rich interplay between gender and other markers of social position and (dis)privilege, such as race, class, ethnicity, and nationality.

Race Critical Theories by Philomena Essed Race Critical Theories, Paperback (July 2001)

Bringing together many of the key contributors to critical theorizing about race and racism in the past 20 years, this volume offers selected works that, transitionally, have made a difference in the scope and depth of our thinking. Authors include: Edward Said, Toni Morrison, and Stuart Hall.

Understanding Everyday Racism by Philomena Essed Understanding Everyday Racism, Paperback (August 1991)

Using interview data from almost two thousand black women in the Netherlands and the United States, this text provides a comparative case study of how racism is played out in everyday life and attempts to build an interdisciplinary theory of racism and a methodology for its study.

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Author Biography - Philomena Essed

Philomena Essed isProfessor of Critical Race, Gender and Leadership Studies, PhD in Leadership and Change Program, Antioch University, USA, and Affiliated Researcher, Graduate Gender Program, Utrecht University, the Netherlands. She is the author of Everyday Racism: Reports from Women of Two Cultures (1990) while her other books include Understanding Everyday Racism (1991); Diversity: Gender, Color and Culture (1996), and Refugees and the Transformation of Societies (2004). With David Theo Goldberg, she edited Race Critical Theories: Text and Context (Blackwell 2001). David Theo Goldberg is Director of the system-wide University of California Humanities Research Institute. A tremendously prolific author and editor, his most recent publications include The Threat of Race: Reflections on Racial Neoliberalism (Wiley-Blackwell 2008), The Racial State (Blackwell 2001), Racial Subjects: Writing on Race in America (1997), Multiculturalism: A Critical Reader (Blackwell 1994), Racist Culture: Philosophy and the Politics of Meaning (Blackwell 1993), and Anatomy of Racism (1990). He is also editor, with Ato Quayson, of Relocating Postcolonialism (Blackwell 2002). Audrey Kobayashi is Queen's Research Chair and Professor of Geography and Women's Studies at Queen's University, Canada. Her articles have appeared in The Professional Geographer, The Journal of Geography, and The Canadian Journal of Women and the Law.

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