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What are Secondary Sources? Journal articles & chapters etc... written about a work of
literature and offering a critical view of that work are
called literary criticism.
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Gender and History
This stimulating volume presents an overview of key gender theories and debates, tracing the development of gender as an analytic category in the writing of history. Covering a broad timespan, Kent makes the origins, concepts and methods of gender history accessible to students, showing how they can use gender in their own historical studies.
Gender and Judging
Explores different questions in different North American and European geographical jurisdictions and courts, demonstrating the value of a gender analysis of courts, judges, law, institutions, organizations, and, ultimately, politics. Gender and Justice argues empirically for both more women and more feminists on the bench, while demonstrating that achieving these two aims are independent projects.
Gender and Popular Culture
This book examines the role of popular culture in the construction of gendered identities in contemporary society. It draws on a wide range of popular cultural forms - including popular music, newspapers and television - to illustrate how femininity and masculinity are produced, represented and consumed.
Gender and rurality
Examines theoretical constructions of gender & explores the relationship between these & rural spaces. While there have been extensive debates in the feminist literature about gender & the intersection of multiple social categories, rural feminist social scientists have yet to theorize what gender means in a rural context & how gender blurs & intersects with other social categories such as sexuality, ethnicity, class & (dis)ability.
Gender analysis remains central to understanding social life, yet focusing on gender alone is inadequate. Recent feminist sociological scholarship highlights how gender intersects with other systems of privilege and oppression. This exciting new text combines these insights with an innovative, student-centered pedagogical approach...
Sport, Beer, and Gender
Sport, Beer, and Gender: Promotional Culture and Contemporary Social Life brings together a group of esteemed international scholars to focus on the important, complex, and mutually reinforcing relationships between sport, beer, and gender in fashioning promotional strategies and shaping global cultures of consumption.
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