Gender, Culture and Society
Contemporary Femininities and Masculinities
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Gender, Culture and Society by Mairtin Mac an Ghaill
Book DescriptionThis text offers a wide-ranging account of the dynamic relationship between gender, culture and society. Incorporating feminist theory, theories of men and masculinity, and post-structuralism, the authors provide a balanced study of the diverse, complex and fluid nature of gender at a time of rapid social change. Recent global events are integrated throughout the text, ensuring a highly topical and relevant discussion. This is a comprehensive, thought-provoking book, and compelling reading for all students of gender and society.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333987841
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mairtin Mac an Ghaill
Gender,Culture and Society, Hardback (October 2006)
This text offers a wide-ranging account of the dynamic relationship between gender, culture and society. Incorporates feminist theory, theories of men and masculinity, and post-structuralism, as well as recent global events, ensuring a highly topical and relevant discussion.
RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Gender and Education, Paperback (March 2006)
Brings together classic pieces of gender theory, as well as examples of the sophistication of contemporary gender theory and research methodologies in the education field. This book also looks at debates about gender, power, identity and culture and concerns about boys' and girls' schooling, gender achievement patterns, and gender relationships.
Men and Masculinities, Paperback (January 2003)» View all books by Mairtin Mac an Ghaill
Through a critical review of masculinity studies, this book provides an original synthesis of main theories, key concepts and empirical research. It combines the traditional sociological enquiry into the family, work and education with contemporary concerns about multiple identities, globalization and late modernity
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Author Biography - Mairtin Mac an Ghaill
MAIRTIN MAC AN GHAILL is based in the Department of Education at the University of Newcastle, UK. He is the author of The Making of Men: Masculinities, Sexualities and Schooling (1994) and Contemporary Racisms and Ethnicities (1999) and he edited Understanding Masculinities (1996), all published by the Open University Press. He is the co-author of A Sociology of Men and Masculinities. CHRIS HAYWOOD is also based in the Department of Education at the University of Newcastle, UK. He is a Lecturer in Communication and Cultural Studies and the Degree programme Director of the undergraduate degree Media, Communication and Cultural Studies. He is the co-author of A Sociology of Men and Masculinities.
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