Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Formations of Class and Gender by Beverley Skeggs

Explanations of how identities are constructed are fundamental to contemporary debates in feminism and in cultural and social theory. Formations of Class & Gender demonstrates why class should be featured more prominently in theoretical accounts of gender, identity and power. Beverley Skeggs identifies the neglect of class, and shows how class and gender must be fused together to produce an accurate representation of power relations in modern society. The book questions how theoretical frameworks are generated for understanding how women live and produce themselves through social and cultural relations. It uses detailed ethnographic research to explain how 'real' women inhabit and occupy the social and cultural positions of class, femininity and sexuality. As a critical examination of cultural representation - informed by recent feminist theory and the work of Pierre Bourdieu - the book is an articulate demonstration of how to translate theory into practice.

Buy Formations of Class and Gender by Beverley Skeggs from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780761955122
ISBN-10: 0761955127
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 3-Jun-1997
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Formations of Class and Gender by Beverley Skeggs

Book Reviews - Formations of Class and Gender by Beverley Skeggs

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Formations of Class and Gender book by Beverley Skeggs and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Beverley Skeggs

Beverley Skeggs is the editor of The Production of Feminist Cultural Theory (1995); co-author of Issues in Sociology: The Media (with J Mundy); co-author of Workwise (1990) (with G Palmer and M Webb); and also author of numerous journal articles.

Books By Beverley Skeggs

Contemporary Sociology by Beverley Skeggs
Hardback, April 2015
$151.16
Reacting to Reality Television by Beverley Skeggs
Paperback, March 2012
$59.39
Reality Television and Class by Beverley Skeggs
Paperback, December 2011
$44.96
Feminism After Bourdieu by Beverley Skeggs
Paperback, April 2005
$40.46