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Breaking the Bowls : Degendering and Feminist Change - Judith Lorber

Breaking the Bowls

Degendering and Feminist Change

Paperback Published: 27th May 2005
ISBN: 9780393973259
Number Of Pages: 240

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Lorber argues that it is time to rebel against gender as a social institution-to challenge its basic processes and practices. Feminists have tried to restructure and change the dynamics of interaction between women and men, but they have not pushed their agenda to the point of calling for the abolition of gender boundaries and categories. Breaking the Bowls explores why undoing gender must be the ultimate feminist goal and how that goal can be reached.

Breaking the Bowls is part of the Contemporary Societies series.

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Framing the Issues: Gender Theory and Degenderingp. 3
No More Mothers and Fathers: Degendering Parentingp. 39
Workers Have Families: Degendering the Workplacep. 69
Heroes, Warriors, and Burqas: Gender after September 11p. 102
Paradoxes of Gender Identity: Strategies of Feminist Politicsp. 130
A World without Gender: Making the Revolutionp. 151
Epilogue: What Degendering Does to the Components of Genderp. 171
Notesp. 177
Indexp. 213
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ISBN: 9780393973259
ISBN-10: 0393973255
Series: Contemporary Societies Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 27th May 2005
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.1 x 14.0  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1

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