Engendering the Social by Barbara L. Marshall
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Engendering the Social
By Barbara L. Marshall

Engendering the Social

Feminist Encounters With Social Theory

By (author) See other recent books by Barbara L. Marshall See other recent books by Anne Witz
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $67.95
Your Price: $61.16 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.06 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply

Engendering the Social by Barbara L. Marshall

Book Description

This edited volume focuses on the problematic engendering of classical and contemporary sociological theory, addressing questions such as: How were the foundations of sociological theory shaped by an implicit masculinity? Did classical sociology simply reflect or actively construct theories of sexual difference? How were alternative accounts of the social suppressed in sociology's founding moments? Feminist interventions in sociology are still seen as marginal to sociological theorizing. This collection challenges this truncated vision of sociological theory. In part one, contributors interrogate the classical canon, exposing the masculinist assumptions that saturate the conceptual scaffolding of sociology.In part two, contributors consider the long-standing and problematic relationship between sociology and feminism, retrieving voices marginalized within or excluded from canonical constructions of sociological theory. In part three, contributors engage with key contemporary debates, explicitly engendering accounts of the social. "Engendering the Social" is unique in that it not only critically interrogates sociological theory from a feminist perspective, but also embarks on a politics of reconstruction, working creatively at the interface of feminist and sociological theory to induce a more adequate conceptualisation of the social. This is a key text for undergraduate and postgraduate students in sociology, social theory and feminist theory.

Buy Engendering the Social book by Barbara L. Marshall from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780335212699
ISBN-10: 0335212697
Format: Paperback
(91mm x 61mm x 6mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Open University Press
Publisher: Open University Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...

Books By Author Barbara L. Marshall

Aging Men by Barbara L. Marshall Aging Men, Hardback (October 2012)

This title discusses both healthy and diseased states of ageing men in medical practices, bringing together theoretical and empirical conceptualisations.

» View all books by Barbara L. Marshall


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Engendering the Social book by Barbara L. Marshall and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Barbara L. Marshall

Barbara Marshall is based at Trent University, in Peterborough, Canada. Anne Witz is based at the University of Leicester, UK.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Barbara L. Marshall close
Aging Men, Masculinities and Modern Medicine by Barbara L. Marshall
Encyclopedia of Social Theory by Barbara L. Marshall
Aging Men by Barbara L. Marshall
Recent books by Anne Witz close
Engendering the Social by Anne Witz
Professions and Patriarchy by Anne Witz
BoomerangBooks.com.au close