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Published: 21 March 2002

236 Pages


ISBN: 9780198742111

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Gender in Modern Britain

Nickie Charles

Oxford Modern Britain

  • Covers all the key elements of a sociology of gender course
  • Provides an overview of theoretical developments in the sociological study of gender since the Second World War
  • Explores the way empirical studies of gender and the questions that are defined as important have changed over time, and relates these changes to political and theoretical developments
  • Discusses the impact of feminism on the sociological study of gender
  • Situates developments in gender relations in Britain in their wider international context
  • Engages with contemporary debates on changes such as boys' alleged underperfomance at school and the 'crisis of masculinity.'

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