This United States-focused anthology on gender focuses on women and men and the multiple identities that comprise the lives of individuals across gender. Drawing from a wide range of sources including research articles, essays, and personal narratives, Disch has chosen accessible, engaging, and provocative readings that represent a plurality of perspectives and experiences. Eleven part introductions briefly identify important issues in the general żeld of study, describe the readings, identify the central themes emerging throughout the book, and raise questions for students to consider.
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Estelle Disch is professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts Boston where she has been active in curricular transformation, general education reform, and faculty development. She has written extensively on pedagogical issues in diverse classrooms. Her research focuses on the effects of sexual abuse by professionals and on assessing learning in university courses. She has served as a consultant and trainer related to creating more open and accepting campus climates and has run many workshops for professionals related to maintaining appropriate professional boundaries.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0072997427
Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0072997427 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0032118
Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110072997427