Barbara Littlewood's Feminist Perspectives on Sociology PDF

By Barbara Littlewood

The Feminist views sequence seeks to supply concise, obtainable and fascinating introductions to key feminist themes and debates. The texts within the sequence are designed for use on quite a lot of classes touching feminist matters and are written by way of skilled academics who're additionally popular of their respective fields. each one ebook within the sequence comprises the main updated records, study information, key assets and proposals for extra reading.

Feminist views on Sociology examines how sociology has been reworked below the impression of feminism lately. this modification is composed either one of a critique of proven parts and the hole up of latest ones. parts and concerns coated comprise methods to wisdom and learn, patriarchal family members, paintings in and outdoors the house, physique politics, game and health, migration, violence, the kingdom, and globalisation. The e-book additionally reports quite a number ‘post’ views and arguments together with postmodernism, postcolonialism and postfeminism. Feminism can also be a transformative social circulate. Its political influence, from neighborhood to transnational degrees, should be taken under consideration in assessing advancements in sociology, supplying it with a connection among examine and action.

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  • Provides a finished and obtainable creation to feminist views in sociology
  • Discusses and assesses sociological and feminist theories relating to case reviews
  • Covers quite a lot of present concerns that may curiosity readers from many disciplinary backgrounds
  • Includes finish of bankruptcy summaries, feedback for extra interpreting and a word list of key terms

Barbara Littlewood is Lecturer in Sociology, collage of Glasgow.

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