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Doing Gender, Doing Difference : Inequality, Power, and Institutional Change - Sarah Fenstermaker

Doing Gender, Doing Difference

Inequality, Power, and Institutional Change

By: Sarah Fenstermaker (Editor), Candace West (Editor)

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Published: 18th July 2002
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For the past decade, the work of Sarah Fenstermaker and Candace West has revolutionized our understanding of gender and the notion of difference. Now for the first time these repeatedly anthologized works have been collected along with new essays to provide a complete understanding of this topic of tremendous importance to scholars in sociology, women's studies and other social sciences. With a foreword by distinguished scholar, Dorothy Smith, and with pieces by Barrie Thorne, Howard Winant, and Patricia Hill Collins among others, this collection will serve as the definitive guide for gender and difference scholars.

"Fenstermaker and West's work is of vital importance." - Howard Winant, author of The World is a Ghetto

Acknowledgements
Foreword
Introduction
Theoretical Formulation Criticism, and Response
oing Gender Candace West
Gender Inequality: New Conceptual Terrain Sarah Fenstermaker, Candace West
Power, Inequality and the Accomplishment of Gender: An Ethnomethodological View Candace West
Doing Difference Candace West
Gender & Society Symposium on "Doing Difference"
Reply - (Re)doing Difference
Empirical Applications
"Conclusion" to The Gender Factor
Accounting for Cosmetic Surgery: The Accomplishment of Gender
Accountability in action: The Accomplishment of Gender, Race, and Class in a Meeting of the University of California Board of Regents
"Doing Gender" Differently: Institutional Change in Second Parent Adoptions
Theoretical Elaborations
Performance and Accomplishment: Reconciling Feminist Conceptions of Gender
Doing Difference Revisited: Power, Resistance, and the (Mis)reading of Feminist Theory
Conclusion
Central Problematics: An Agenda For Feminist Sociology
References
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ISBN: 9780415931786
ISBN-10: 0415931789
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 18th July 2002
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1