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Introduction to women"s studies

A. Levan

Introduction to women"s studies

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Evans, Sara. An excellent introduction to the history of the feminist movement. Covering the most recent developments in politics, labor, family life, religion, and culture, the book also features extensive research on relevant social issues, such as the impact of the post-Soviet world on women's lives, the experience of homosexuality in family life, and the effects of economic globalization on women worldwide. The selections provide students in the U. Is it possible to disentangle biological and social causes?

A founder of Narika, an agency that addresses the needs of South Asian women in the U. The anger of well-educated women confined to suburbia and denied outlets for their talents was an other important current, first voiced by Betty Friedan in The Feminine Mystique. At the time, these actions and the field were extremely political. This kind of analysis is exemplified in how race and gender wage gaps are portrayed in statistical studies and popular news reports.

Are differences between men and women culturally or biologically determined? Friedan, Betty. While most introductory Women's Studies textbooks focus on the United States, even if they add multiculturalism to the discussion, this book looks at women in diverse locations around the world and encourages students to think about gender in a transnational rather than a purely U. For example, a person is never received as just a woman, but how that person is racialized impacts how the person is received as a woman.


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