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Introductory Courses

Welcome to our Introductory Women's Studies - Gender Studies publishing program.
Take a look inside at teaching and learning tools that:

  • Reflect our high scholarly standards
  • Speak effectively to today's college students
  • Represent the most current pedagogical trends

 

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Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Retail Price to Students:

$79.95

Melissa J. Gillis and Andrew T. Jacobs

9780199315468
Paperback
November 2016

The only truly interdisciplinary introduction to gender studies text

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Sex, Gender, and Sexuality: The New Basics

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$54.95

Abby L. Ferber, Kimberly Holcomb, and Tre Wentling

9780190278649
Paperback
September 2016

The only anthology that introduces students to the complex relationship between gender and sexuality

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The Gendered Society

Sixth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$75.95

Michael Kimmel

9780190260316
Paperback
July 2016

The most balanced and up-to-date gender text on the market

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The Gendered Society Reader

Sixth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$76.95

Michael Kimmel and Amy Aronson

9780190260378
Paperback
July 2016

The most balanced gender studies reader on the market

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Women's Issues for a New Generation: A Social Work Perspective

Retail Price to Students:

$55.00

Gail Ukockis

9780190239398
Paperback
June 2016

This introductory text on women's issues includes both U.S. and global issues, thus motivating students to see the bigger picture

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Gender: A Reader for Writers

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$37.95

Megan L. Titus and Wendy L. Walker

9780190298852
Paperback
December 2015

Read. Write. Oxford.

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The Gender, Culture, and Power Reader

Retail Price to Students:

$69.95

Dorothy L. Hodgson

9780190201777
Paperback
October 2015

Introduces students to contemporary debates and perspectives in the study of gender, culture, and power through short and engaging articles

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Women's Rights in the United States: A History in Documents

Retail Price to Students:

$24.95

Anne M. Boylan

9780195338294
Paperback
July 2015

The first history of women's rights to cover the topic from the earliest days of European colonization through the beginning of the 21st century

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Gender Through the Prism of Difference

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$76.95

Maxine Baca Zinn, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Michael A. Messner...

9780190200046
Paperback
July 2015

The most intersectional gender anthology on the market

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Reading Feminist Theory: From Modernity to Postmodernity

Retail Price to Students:

$79.95

Susan Archer Mann and Ashly Suzanne Patterson

9780199364985
Paperback
March 2015

The most comprehensive, current, and student-friendly feminist theory reader on the market

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Gendered Worlds

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$79.95

Judy Root Aulette and Judith Wittner

9780199335619
Paperback
July 2014

The most global, intersectional gender text on the market

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Women's Realities, Women's Choices: An Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$93.95

Sarah Chinn, Linda Martin Alcoff, Jacqueline Nassy Brown...

9780199843602
Paperback
February 2014

A truly interdisciplinary approach to understanding the diversity of women's lives

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The Sociology of Gender: A Brief Introduction

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$52.95

Laura Kramer and Ann Beutel

9780199349432
Paperback
January 2014

The briefest and most flexible gender text on the market

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The Politics of Women's Bodies: Sexuality, Appearance, and Behavior

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$54.95

Rose Weitz and Samantha Kwan

9780199343799
Paperback
November 2013

A cutting-edge anthology on power and women's bodies

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Women and Politics in a Global World

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$44.95

Sarah L. Henderson and Alana S. Jeydel

9780199899661
Paperback
July 2013

The only text that provides a global, comparative perspective on women in politics

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Speaking of Sexuality: Interdisciplinary Readings

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$105.95

Nelwyn B. Moore, J. Kenneth Davidson, Sr., and Terri D. Fisher

9780195389494
Paperback
September 2009

The most research-oriented and interdisciplinary sexuality anthology available

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Understanding Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality: A Conceptual Framework

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Lynn Weber

9780195380248
Paperback
August 2009

Understanding Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality: A Conceptual Framework, Second Edition, is the only text that uses a theoretical framework to analyze the intersecting nature of race, class, gender, and sexuality.

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Sexuality: A Very Short Introduction

Retail Price to Students:

$11.95

Veronique Mottier

9780199298020
Paperback
June 2008

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Does Feminism Discriminate Against Men?: A Debate

Retail Price to Students:

$26.95

Warren Farrell (with Steven Svoboda) and James P. Sterba

9780195312836
Paperback
October 2007

The only book of its kind, this volume offers a sharp and provocative debate on the impact of contemporary feminism on men

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Intersections of Gender, Race, and Class: Readings for a Changing Landscape

Retail Price to Students:

$95.95

Marcia Texler Segal and Theresa A. Martinez

9780195330670
Paperback
September 2006

This accessible collection of readings is arranged to highlight and underscore some of the most intriguing and cutting-edge thinking on the discussion of gender, race, and class.

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