- Gender /
- Wade, Lisa (Professor), author.
- MCPHS Boston
- 1. Introduction -- 2. Ideas. The binary and our bodies ; Gender ideologies ; The binary and everything else -- 3. Bodies. Research on sex differences and similarities ; Denning difference ; Similarities between the sexes -- 4. Performances. How to do gender ; Learning the rules ; Why we follow the rules ; How to break the rules ; The No. 1 gender rule -- 5. Intersections. Intersectionality ; Economic class and residence ; Race ; Sexual orientation ; Immigration ; Ability, age, and attractiveness -- 6. Inequality : men and masculinities. The gender of cheerleading ; Gendered power ; Gender for men ; Can masculinity be good? -- 7. Inequality : women and femininities. Cheerleading today ; Gender for women ; The big picture -- 8. Institutions. The organization of daily life ; Gendered institutions ; The institutionalization of gender difference ; The institutionalization of gender inequality ; Institutional inertia and change -- 9. Change. The evolution of sex ; The evolution of marriage ; The funny '50s ; Going to work ; Work and family today ; Conclusion -- 10. Sexualities. Sex : the near history of now ; Sex and "liberation" today ; Gendered sexualities ; College hookup culture -- 11. Families. Gendered housework and parenting ; Barriers to equal sharing ; Going it alone ; New, emerging, and erstwhile family forms -- 12. Work. The changing workplace ; Job segregation ; Discrimination and preferential treatment ; Parenthood : the facts and the fiction ; The changing workplace, revisited -- 13. Politics. The state ; Social movements -- 14. Conclusion -- Glossary -- Notes -- Credits -- Index -- About the authors.
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MCPHS Circulation - Boston Campus
HQ1075 .W33 2019