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Description - Formations of Class & Gender by Beverly Skeggs

This text argues that class should be featured more prominently in feminist accounts of identity and power, explaining that class and gender must be fused together to produce an accurate picture of power relations in modern society. It uses detailed ethnographic research to demonstrate how women challenge, modify and reformulate understandings of subjectivity, class, heterosexuality, femininity and feminism and explore the relevance of social positioning and cultural representation. The book also re-engages in debates about class from a perspective which includes subjectivity, gender and sexuality.

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Book Details

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

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Author Biography - Beverly 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.