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The woman question

Evans, Mary, ed. (1994) The woman question. 2nd ed., Sage Publications Ltd., London, UK. ISBN 9780803987487

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Abstract

This new edition of The Woman Question brings together the most influential analyses of women's position in society to have emerged in the past decade. The discussion encompasses both theoretical issues of identity and the economic and political status of women. It demonstrates the impact of gender not only on how the social world is organized but on how we understand and interpret that world. Recognizing the diversity of women's experiences, it pays particular attention to the interactions of race, class, gender and sexuality. Leading feminists explore the concept of gender difference, its impact on women and its representation in culture. They discuss the material realities of women's lives and how these are differentiated by race. They examine women's relation to powerful institutions, especially the state, and analyze the successes, failures and contradictions of feminist politics.

Item Type: Book
Official URL: http://www.uk.sagepub.com/home.nav
Additional Information: © 1994 Mary Evans (introduction, further reading, selection and editorial matter)
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Sets: Departments > Gender Institute
Departments > Sociology
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2010 14:38
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/29336/

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