By (author) Sylvia Walby
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Theorizing Patriarchy by Sylvia Walby
Book DescriptionSylvia Walby provides an overview of recent theoretical debates -- Marxism, radical and liberal feminism, post--structuralism and dual systems theory. She shows how each can be applied to a range of substantive topics from paid work, housework and the state, to culture, sexuality and violence, relying on the most up--to--date empirical findings. Arguing that patriarchy has been vigorously adaptable to the changes in womena s position, and that some of womena s hard--won social gains have been transformed into new traps, Walby proposes a combination of class analysis with radical feminist theory to explain gender relations in terms of both patriarchal and capitalist structure.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631147695
(228mm x 155mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Jan-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sylvia Walby
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Future of Feminism, Paperback (July 2011)
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Sylvia Walby offers an innovative new theoretical framework for explaining social inequalities around the world. A highly anticipated new book from a major name in the social sciences.
Gendering the Knowledge Economy, Paperback (December 2006)» View all books by Sylvia Walby
Comparing the UK, US, Germany and Japan, this book draws on innovative concepts of varieties of gender regime as well as varieties of capitalism. The volume re-thinks the processes of de-gendering and re-gendering of working practices in the context of both de-regulation and re-regulation of employment.
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Author Biography - Sylvia Walby
Sylvia Walby has been involved in developing Womena s Studies courses nationally and in Europe, and is founding Director of Womena s Studies Research Centre at Lancaster. She is the author of several books.
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