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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

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Number of Pages444
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Open LibraryOL7331580M
ISBN 100130404853
ISBN 109780130404855

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: 1. Introduction to issues of gender and culture in America: -Woman, culture, and society: a theoretical overview / Michelle Zimbalist Rosaldo --Becoming members of society: learning the social meanings of gender / Holly Devor Cultural history, -The serpent beguiled me. I. INTRODUCTION TO ISSUES OF GENDER AND CULTURE IN AMERICA. 1. Michelle Zimabalist Rosaldo, Woman, Culture, and Society: A Theoretical Overview (). 2. Holly Devor, Becoming Members of Society: Learning the Social Meaning of Gender . Gender & Pop Culture provides a foundation for the study of gender, pop culture and media. This comprehensive, interdisciplinary text provides text-book style introductory and concluding chapters written by the editors, seven original contributor chapters on key topics and written in a variety of writing styles, discussion questions, additional resources and more.5/5(3). This lively book uses a historical framework to address gender in America in terms of a set of dominant cultural themes—explaining how these themes both fluctuate over time, and are responded to in different ways by various ethnic groups and social classes. It encourages readers to consider gender in America as enmeshed in the country's distinctive cultural traditions.

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