Women in Contemporary Britain by Jane Pilcher
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Women in Contemporary Britain
By Jane Pilcher

Women in Contemporary Britain

An Introduction

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Women in Contemporary Britain by Jane Pilcher

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In this introductory text for A level students and undergraduates, Jane Pilcher covers the main issues debated about women in Britain today. Subjects covered include: * women and gender: sociological perspectives * education and training * women and paid work * household work and caring * love and sexuality * crime and punishment * politics and participation. Providing a clear sociological analysis of central debates and an introduction to the main theoretical arguments as well as including discussions of further areas of interest, such as women and the media, and the body, this text will provide an invaluable resource for all students in sociology and womens studies and will be of interest to all those wishing to know more about contemporary society in Britain.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415182744
ISBN-10: 0415182743
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Pages: 202
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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This book provides the student with a comprehensive and accessible overview of the role and importance of age and generation in Britain today.

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