Princeton University Library Catalog

The gendered society / Michael Kimmel.

Author:
Kimmel, Michael S. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Εdition:
4th ed.
Description:
viii, 472 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Summary note:
"Essential reading for both students and scholars, The Gendered Society, Fourth Edition, is an authoritative, incisive, and lively statement about contemporary gender relations from one of the country's foremost thinkers on the subject."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
1. Introduction : human beings : an engendered species -- 2. Ordained by nature : biology constructs the sexes -- 3. Spanning the world : culture constructs gender difference -- 4. "So, that explains it" : psychoanalytic and developmental perspectives on gender -- 5. The social construction of gender relations -- 6. The gendered family : biology constructs the sexes -- 7. The gendered classroom -- 8. Gender and religion -- 9. Separate and unequal : the gendered world of work -- 10. The gendered media -- 11. Gendered intimacies : friendship and love -- 12. The gendered body -- 13. The gender of violence -- Epilogue. "A degendered society"?
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780195399028 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
  • 0195399021 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
LCCN:
2009042104
OCLC:
461323067
Other standard number:
  • 99937788620
RCP:
C - S