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Gender in America

Social Control and Social Change

by Patricia Madoo Lengermann

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Published by Prentice Hall College Div .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7340926M
ISBN 100133474933
ISBN 109780133474930

The reinforcement of gender roles is also embedded in textbooks and curricula. Often the contribution of women in history and science remains unnoticed, and language is gender-biased (Bailey, ). The late 20th century was marked by a tremendous revision of traditional gender roles, which affected home, workplace and school. The recent theatrical release of Wonder Woman briefly catapulted the question of female superhero representation into the mainstream. For some, the character is a feminist icon — even Gloria Steinem wrote about her — and many fans (though not all) felt this wasn't just another superhero movie, but rather a pivotal moment in the portrayal of women in popular culture.

Gender and culture in America. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, © (OCoLC) Online version: Stone, Linda, Gender and culture in America. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Linda Stone; Nancy P McKee. The patterns of inequality in book pricing and genre assignment in traditional publishing closely reflect the well known patterns of gender-based wage inequality in the traditional labor market at large, in terms of segregation, valuation of female-dominated fields, and Cited by: 1.

  Supporting gender equality and pay parity at work. Getty Images/iStockphoto. As only 29% of senior leadership roles in the workplace are held by women (and that number is the highest on record. GMA is your source for useful news and inspiration on how to live your best life. Your community and guide to relationship advice, the latest in celebrity news, culture, style, travel, home, finances, shopping deals, career and more.


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The history of gender in America is a relatively new field of inquiry. InJoan W. Scott published an essay, "Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis," in which she called on historians to add a consideration of the influence of gender on human experience to their repertoire of analytical by: Featuring the original primary research of a number of leading scholars, this innovative volume integrates gender and sexuality into the main currents of historical interpretation concerning Latin America.

The book argues that gender and sexuality-rather than simply supplementing existing explanations of political, social, cultural, and economic phenomena-are central to.

The Gender Book stands alone as a basic primer to gender and gender issues written and illustrated entirely by trans* individuals.

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Kathleen M. Brown, Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, & Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race, and Power in Colonial Virginia, (University of North Carolina Press, ). This book is, in many ways, a challenge to Edmund Morgan's American Slavery, American it, Brown argues that gender became a category of difference before race really entered American colonists'.

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A very readable book filled with significant information about advertising, gender roles, and consumerism."— American Historical Review "Parkin delivers an engaging look at how food advertisements from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have both helped define and played up to the stereotypical gender roles prevalent in American culture.

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