Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 October 2019

560 Pages

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190064235

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Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Second Edition

Melissa J. Gillis and Andrew T. Jacobs

Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Second Edition, is a truly interdisciplinary and intersectional text featuring global examples for women's, gender, and sexuality studies.

New to this Edition:

  • Provides up-to-date coverage of the #MeToo and Time's Up movements, the Women's March, the 2018 U.S. midterm elections, and the Trump Administration
  • Now includes "Read, Listen, Watch" features at the end of each chapter with new and updated resources. Many additional resources have also been added to the Student Website.
  • Now includes "Take Stock, Take Action" prompts at the end of each chapter with questions to encourage students to apply concepts, initiate inquiries, and take action on their campuses and in their wider communities
  • Offers expanded discussions of sexism, racism, whiteness, and white privilege to emphasize their systemic nature
  • Provides updated information and statistics throughout

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