Gender Roles A Sociological Perspective

ISBN-10: 0132448300

ISBN-13: 9780132448307

Edition: 5th 2011

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Description: 'Gender Roles' is a core text for courses on the sociology of gender/gender roles. Focusing on the most recent research and theory, it provides an in-depth survey and analysis of modern gender roles and issues from a sociological perspective.

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List price: $105.67
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.892

In This Section
Brief
Comprehensive
Brief Table of Contents
Theoretical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives
The Sociology of Gender: Theoretical Perspectives and Feminist Frameworks
Gender Development: Biology, Sexuality, and Health
Gender Development: the Socialization Process
Gendered Language and Socialization
Western History and the Construction of Gender Roles
Global Perspectives on Gender
Gender Roles, Marriage, and the Family
Gendered Love, Marriage, and Emerging Lifestyle
Gender and Family Relations
Men and Masculinity
Gender Roles: Focus on Social Institutions
Gender, Work, and the Workplace
Education and Gender Role Change
Religion and Patriarchy
Media
Power, Politics, and the Law
Comprehensive Table of Contents
Theoretical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives
The Sociology of Gender: Theoretical Perspectives and Feminist Frameworks
Basic Sociological Concepts
Key Concepts for the Sociology of Gender
Distinguishing Sex and Gender
Sociological Perspectives on Gender Roles
Functionalism
Preindustrial Society
Contemporary Society
Conflict Theory
Marx, Engels, and Social Class
Contemporary Conflict Theory
Gender and the Family
Symbolic Interaction
Social Construction of Reality
Doing Difference
Feminist Sociological Theory
Linking Gender, Race, and Class
Feminist Perspectives on the Family
Feminism and its Branches
Liberal Feminism
Cultural Feminism
Socialist Feminism
Radical Feminism
Multicultural and Global Feminism
Ecofeminism
Feminism and the Media
Portrayals of Feminism
Feminism and Election 2008
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Challenging the Backlash to Feminism
Gender Development: Biology, Sexuality, and Health
Nature and Nurture
Margaret Mead
Critique
Evolution, Genetics, and Biology
Sociobiology
Cognitive Biology
The Hormone Puzzle
Aggression
Motherhood
Gendered Sexuality
Sigmund Freud: Anatomy Is Destiny
Ambiguous Sex, Ambiguous Gender
Transsexuals
Does Nature Rule? A Sex Reassignment Tragedy
Sexual Orientation
Global Focus: Challenging Definitions of Sex and Gender
Sexual Scripts
Patterns of Sexual Attitudes and Behavior
Gender and Orgasm
Premarital/Nonmarital Sex
Extramarital Relationships
The Double Standard
Sexuality in Later Life
Gender and Health
Till Death Do Us Part: Gender and Mortality
Global Patterns
In Sickness and in Health: Gender and Morbidity
Men and Morbidity
Women and Morbidity
Premenstrual Syndrome
HIV/AIDS
Drug Use
Explaining Gendered Health Trends
The Women's Health Movement
Challenging Gender Bias in Research
Progress in Women's and Men's Health
Nature versus Nurture Revisited: the Politics of Biology
The Female Advantage in Evolution
Reframing the Debate
Gender Development: the Socialization Process
Gender Socialization and Cultural Diversity
Culture and Socialization
Gender Socialization: the Impact of Social Class and Race
Theories of Gender Socialization
Social Learning Theory
Gender Socialization for Boys
Gender Socialization for Girls
Cognitive Development Theory
Gender Schema Theory
Social Cognitive Theory
The Family
Do You Want a Boy or a Girl?
Gendered Childhood: Clothes, Toys, and Play
Dolls
Toys and Gender Scripts
Gendered Parenting Practices
Peers and Preferences
Games
School
Television
Television Teaches
Socialization for Gender Equity
Global Focus: Son Preference in Asia
China
East and Southern Asia
Gendered Effects
Gendered Language and Socialization
The Generic Myth
Titles and Occupations
What's in a Name?
Children's Names
Linguistic Derogation
Gendered Language Usage
Registers
Female Register
Male Register
The Language of Friendship
Nonverbal Communication
Facial Expressions and Eye Contact
Smiling
Anger
Touch and Personal Space
Gender and Online Communication
Men Online
Women Online
Global Focus: the Language of Japanese Women
Style and Syntax
Manga
Explaining Gendered Language Patterns
The Dual-Culture Model
The Dominance Model
The Social Constructionist Model
The Impact of Linguistic Sexism
Cognition and Self-Esteem
Toward Language Change
Gradual Change
Western History and the Construction of Gender Roles
Placing Women in History
The Gender, Race, and Class Link in History
Historical Themes about Women
Classical Societies
The Glory That Was Greece
Partnership
Oppression
Athens
SParta
The Grandeur That Was Rome
Male Authority
Female Power
The Middle Ages
Christianity
Feudalism
The Renaissance
Martin Luther and the Reformation
The American Experience
The First American Women
Gender Role Balance
Colonization and Christianity
The Colonial Era
Gendered Puritan Life
The Victorians: True Womanhood
Frontier Life
Industrialization
The Union Movement
The Depression
World War II
Demand for Women's Labor
Women's Diversity in the Labor Force
What about the Children?
Peacetime
The Postwar Era to the Millennium
The Women's Movement
The Early Movement: 1830 to 1890
The Seneca Falls Convention
The Nineteenth Amendment
The Contemporary Movement
Second Wave Feminism
National Organization for Women
Offshoot Groups
Third Wave Feminism
Global Perspectives on Gender
The United Nations Conferences on Women
The Legacy of Beijing: A Personal Perspective
The Impact of Globalization on Women
A Model of Women and Development
Russia
The Soviet Legacy
Employment
The Collision of Family and Employment
Marriage and Family
Support or Backlash to Feminism?
China
Reform and the Chinese Family
Footbinding
Marriage
The One-Child Policy
Son Preference
To Get Rich Is Glorious
The Gender Paradox of Globalization and Development
India
The Religious Political Heritage
The Social Reform Movement
The Gandhis and Nehru
The Gender Gap in Human Development
Health
Feminism in an Indian Context
Japan
The Occupation
Gender Equity and Public Policy
Work and Family: A Nondilemma
Marriage and the Family
Demography and Family Change
Japanese Men
Japanese Women
Motherhood
A Japanese Woman's Profile
Latin America
The Gender Divide
Family Planning
Latin American Women, Globalization, and Development
Feminist Agendas
The Class Gender Link
Israel
Religion, Family, and Employment
Kibbutzim
Education
The Workplace
The Muslim World
Islamization: Iran and Afghanistan
The Shah and Khomeini
Toward Reform
The Arab Middle East
North Africa: Female Genital Mutilation
To Veil or Not to Veil
Scandanavia
Norway
Sweden
The Equality Future
Gender Roles, Marriage, and the Family
Gendered Love, Marriage, and Emerging Lifestyle
Love
Linking Love and Marriage
Friends and Lovers
Defining Love
Distinguishing Love and Friendship
Same-Gender Friends
Other-Gender Friends
Gendered Love and Love Myths
Gender and Styles of Romance
Men in Love
Androgynous Love
Mate Selection
The Marriage Gradient
Age
Race
Race and SES
Attractiveness
The Marriage Squeeze
African American Women
Sociological Perspectives on Mate Selection
Gender Roles in Marriage and the Family
The Marriage Gap
Theoretical Perspectives on Marriage and the Family
Functionalism
Conflict Theory
Feminist Perspective
Symbolic Interaction
Gender and the Family Values Debate
Housewives
Housewife Status
The Issue of Housework
Global Trends
Dual Earners
Multicultural Variations
Extramarital Relationships
Gender Differences
Global Focus: the Second Wives of Hong Kong Men
Gender Roles in Emerging Marriages and Lifestyles
Scandinavia
Equity Benefits
Commuter Marriage
Cohabitation
Gender Differences
Singlehood
Gender Differences
Gender Stereotypes
Gender and Family Relations
The Parenthood Transition
Motherhood
The Motherhood Mandate
Conflict Theory
Challenging the Motherhood Mandate
Feminism
Fatherhood
New Fathers
Children's Development
A Fatherhood Mandate
Voluntary Childlessness
Parents as Dual Earners
Children of Employed Women
The Child Care Issue
Children's Time with Parents
Adolescents
Summary
Helicopter Parents
Families in Multicultural Perspective
African American Families
The Myth of Black Matriarchy
Multiple Risks of Race, Class, and Gender
Latino Families
Puerto Rican Families
Mexican American Families
Cuban American Families
Asian American Families
Native American Families
Divorce
Gender and Adjustment in Divorce
Gender Role Beliefs and Emotional Well-Being
Age
Employment
The Impact of Gendered Law in Divorce
Custody
Joint-Custody
Divorce and Poverty
Dividing Assets
Child Support
Remarriage
Single-Parent Families
Mothers and the Single-Parent Household
Fathers and the Single-Parent Household
Gender Patterns in Gay and Lesbian Families
Same-Sex Marriage
Lesbian Mothers
Gay Fathers
Future Families
Men and Masculinity
Historical Notes and Masculine Markers
Patriarchy and History
War and Soldiering
The Depression
Vietnam
Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan
Suicide
Sports
Brutalized Bodies
Sports Violence
On Masculinity
Hegemonic Masculinity
Masculinity's Norms
Antifeminine Norm
Interpersonal Relations
Success Norm
Gendered Occupations
Intellectual Success
Toughness Norm
Aggression Norm
School Violence
Sexual Prowess Norm
Tenderness Norm
Images to Accept of Reject?
Homophobia
The Demography of Homophobia
The Risks of Race and Ethnicity Gender
Masculinity and Homophobic Labels
Gay Men
Gay Rights
Masculinity and Fatherhood
Images of Fatherhood
Socialization
Parents as Partners
Men in the Delivery Room
Divorce
Men at Middle Age and in Later Life
Retirement
Midlife as Crisis
Women at Midlife
Men at Midlife
Widowhood
Widows
Widowers
Gendered Violence
Rape
Statistics
Profile of the Rapist
Rape on College Campus
Pornography and Rape
Masculinity and Rape
Why Doesn't She Leave?
Sociological Perspectives
The Men's Movement in the United States
National Organization of Men Against Sexism
Mythopoetic Men
African American Men
Promise Keepers
Toward the Future
Gender Roles: Focus on Social Institutions
Gender, Work, and the Workplace
Historical Overview
The Home as the Workplace
The Industrial Revolution
Victorian Myths
War and Jobs
Balancing Multiple Work and Family Roles
Employment and Health
Caregiving
Unpaid Work
Money and Mental Health
Summary
Gendered Institutions in Choice of Work
The Influence of Family on Workplace
Socialization
Married with Children: the Demography of Career Achievement
Career versus Job
Economic Trends and the Family
The Legal System
Women in the Labor Force
Gender-Typing in Occupational Distribution
Women in the Professions
White Collar Women
The Wage Gap
Triple Jeopardy: Gender, Race, and Social Class
The Human Capital Model
Symbolic Interaction and Conflict Theory
Summary
Corporate Women
Corporate Barriers
The Glass Ceiling
Toward Corporate Success
Women Business Owners
Gendered Management Styles: the Partnership Alternative
Global Focus: Microenterprise and Women
Women and Microcredit
Education and Gender Role Change
A Brief Lesson in History
The Enlightenment
Progressive Education
The Process of Education
Kindergarten and Early Childhood Education
Elementary and Middle School
Jane and the Gendered Curriculum
Dick and the Gendered Curriculum
High School
Gender and Mathematics
Social Class and Race
Gender Diversity: Race, Self-Esteem, and Academic Achievement
Gendered Tracking and Vocational Education
Gender in the Hidden CurriculumAthletics and Masculinity
Higher Education
The Gendered College Classroom
Major and Career Paths
Graduate School
Academic Women
Tenure
Gender Issues in Education
Shortchanged Students: Boys or Girls in Educational Crisis?
Assessing the Boy Crisis
College Entrance Exams
College Enrollment: Race, Social Class, and Age
What a Degree Buys
Single-Gender Education
Sexual Harassment in Schools
Sexual Harassment or Bullying?
Gender Parity in College
The Lessons of Title IX
Global Focus: the Developing World's Gender Gap in Education
Religion and Patriarchy
Rediscovering the Feminine Face of God
Goddess Images
Women's Religious Roles
Goddess as Creator
Africa
Asia
The Principle of Gender Complementarity
Critique
Islam
Feminist Views of Islam
Islamic Women in the United States
Hinduism
The Feminine in Hindu Scripture
Sati
Judaism
Family Life
Sexuality and Social Control
The Texts of Terror
Contemporary Images
Christianity
The Bible and Patriarchy
The Writings of Paul
Biblical Men
Alternative Views of Biblical Women
Gender Roles and American Christians
American Protestants
American Catholics
Gender, Religiosity, and Leadership
Gender and Religious Orientation
Sociological Perspectives
The Issue of Ordination
Confucianism and Islam
Judaism
Christianity
Catholicism
Protestantism
Clergy Women as Leaders
Toward an Inclusive Theology
The Language of Religion
Reinterpretation of Scripture
Feminist Theology
Media
Print Media
Magazines
Fiction
Articles
Advertising
Subtlety and Subliminals
Age and Gender
The Business of Beauty
Film
Screen History
Good Women and Bad Women
James Bond and "His Girls"
Pairing Sex and Violence
Aging Females, Ageless Males
Gender Parity and Portrayal
Music
Rock Music
The Women of Rock
Challenges to Misogyny
MTV and Music Videos
Television
Gendered Violence
Prime Time
Invisible Women
Intersecting Gender, Race, and Ethnicity
Comedy and Reality TV
Beauty and Age
Employed Women
Soap Operas
TVs Gendered Exceptions
Commercials
Men's Images in Media
Advertising
Film
Television
Situation Comedies: Men in Families
TV's Gender, Race, and Class Link
Working Class Men
Changing Images
Gender and Mass Media Industries
Television
Broadcast Journalism
Film
Directors
Media and Social Change
Changing for Profit and Social Progress
Women as Media Executives
Power, Politics, and the Law
The Law
Employment
BFOQ
Disparate Impact
Equal Pay Act
Comparable Worth
Affirmative Action
The Gender Race Link
The Courts
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Education and Title IX
The Courts
Athletics
Benefits to Females
Sexual Harassment
The Thomas Hill Controversy
Domestic Relations
Divorce
Family Economics
Domestic Abuse and the Courts
Reproductive Rights
Legal History
Pro-Life
Pro-Choice
Crime
Socialization
Criminal Justice
Prostitution: A Case Study
Politics
The Gender Gap
Gender and Public Office
Women in Office
Appointments
Barriers to the Female Candidate
Socialization Factors
Beliefs about Women's Roles
Structural Barriers
Race and Gender in Election 2008
The Primary Election
The General Election
HRC: the Hillary Factor
The Equal Rights Amendment
Ratification's Rocky Path
Issues of Interpretation
The Draft
ERA Campaign Network
Feminism in the Twenty-First Century
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